Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida

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

  1. Don't let your backyard be a source of worry

    by , 09-13-2011 at 02:28 PM (Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida)
    On the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, I’d like to rerun a portion of the article I wrote as a result of that day.

    You’d be surprised how upset some people can be about a few weeds, a dying petunia or a tomato with a crack in it. They’ll let small things upset their entire world. Too many people spend too much time letting too many small things bother them too much.

    When my twin sister and I were growing up, an elderly couple would shell pecans and hand them