Okaloosa County Gardening Programs

flowering plants in raised beds

Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 5, 8am-Noon
UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa County Annex
127 Hollywood Blvd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL

The Okaloosa County Master Gardener spring plant sale will help you bring bright colors to your garden following our cold winter. We will feature Mexican flame vines, giant tithonia sunflowers, Copper Canyon daisies, evergreen gloxinia, red and white salvia, and fire spike, just to name a few.

Many other plants will be available at the sale on Saturday, May 5, from 8 am to Noon at the Okaloosa Extension Annex located at 127 Hollywood Blvd NW in Fort Walton Beach. The sale is indoors and goes on rain or shine.

All plants (except large potted plants) are $5, or five plants for $20. All plants are labeled for sun or shade, and Master Gardeners will be on hand to help you select the best plant for your garden and to suggest companion plants.

In addition, Master Gardeners are available at the Fort Walton Beach annex to answer your questions every Friday morning (except holiday weekends). You may bring a sample leaf or stem of your plant, grass, or weed problems to be identified, as well as solutions and suggestions on best gardening practices.

For residents living closer to our Niceville office, we have Master Gardeners available to identify your plants or plant diseases, conduct soil sample testing, or give you advise for your lawn care or vegetable growing on Mondays (except for holidays) from 11 am to 1 pm at the Niceville Youth Center, 200 Campbell Drive.

Our Crestview office is located at 3098 Airport Road, and often has Master Gardeners are available at that location during business hours, but be sure to call 689-5850 to be sure someone is available before going. Soil testing is offered at the Crestview office on Monday mornings. For further information, or to schedule a home visit by a team of Master Gardeners, call 689-5850.

Check our website at ocmga.org for additional information on topics, speakers and locations.

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