Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent for Okaloosa County, offers lawn and garden advice specific to Northwest Florida.
689-5850 or 729-1400, Ext. 5850
The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) announced the Florida Garden Select Plants for 2012. A jury of growers, horticulturists, retailers, landscape professionals and University of Florida faculty members select these plants each year, which are deemed superior for Floridaís environment. Note that some of the plants are listed for zones south of our area. Okaloosa County is in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 8.
Beach Sunflower, Helianthus debilis, is a native groundcover