WUWF Staff


Spring Gardening Tips
2:08 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Southern Gardening: Postpone Lawn Fertilization, Protect Bees

Credit Escambia County Extension

Despite this week’s winter-like temperatures, spring is here and residents have begun to beautify their yards. For expert advice on what to do and when, we’re continuing our occasional series on gardening with Jonathon Heidi Escambia County horticulturalist Beth Bolles, hosts of WUWF TV’s Southern Gardening.

Lawn Fertilization:

Despite ads encouraging you to "get a jump on spring,” Bolles says it’s far better to hold off for a bit when it comes to lawn fertilization and nitrogen.

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Pre-spring Gardening
3:21 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Southern Gardening: Tips For Cold-Damaged Palms & Winter Lawns

A Canary Island Date Palm which may recover from the cold.
Credit Escambia County Extension Service

Residents in Northwest Florida and South Alabama need look no further than their yards to see evidence of this year’s harsh winter, including the extended hard freeze of Winter Storm Leon at the end of January.  But, with spring around the corner, people across the region are beginning the process of getting their yards in shape and probably wondering what to do about those cold damaged, brown palms.

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RadioLive: May 1, 2014
12:51 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Darryl Purpose, Laura Meyer, and the Sarah Mac Band

Darryl Purpose
Credit darrylpurpose.com

Join us for WUWF's long running live music program, broadcast live each month from Historic Pensacola Village. On May 1, host Pat Crawford welcomes Daryl PurposeLaura Meyer, and the Sarah Mac Band.

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Fundraising in Half the Time!
12:40 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

WUWF cuts fall on-air fundraising in half. Please make your pledge today!

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In many ways, WUWF is fueled by trust. After all, that is one of the reasons you tune in every day.  Trust is what makes this station successful - and this fall WUWF is putting all of its trust in you as we make a radical change.  We are cutting our fall on-air fundraising by half.

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Pensacola Symphony Orchestra
3:58 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Presents Music From The "Roaring Twenties"

Credit Pensacola Symphony Orchestra

Music from the "Roaring '20s" will fill the Saenger Theatre this weekend with a wide-ranging program from the Pensacola Symphony and pianist Christopher O'Riley.  Music Director Peter Rubardt came by the studios and spoke with Hedi Salanki about this unique program.   Tickets and more information are available at 435-2533, or  pensacolasymphony.com.

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Local News
8:53 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Houser Memorial AME Church Hosts Workshop "Understanding Obamacare"

Credit Healthcare.gov

Houser Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is offering a workshop on understanding the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare. The workshop will be held at the church which is located at 710 East Jordan Street, Saturday, March 8th a.m. to 12:00 noon. Computer stations and assistance will be available to walk individuals through the enrollment process. The workshop is open to the public and there is no charge to attend. For more information, please contact Dr. Janesha Thomas at (850) 332-7226.

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All Things Considered
12:07 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Album Review: 'Always With Us,' By Ladysmith Black Mambazo

RadioLive: March 6, 2014
3:45 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Amy Speace, Bill and Kate Isles, and the Folk-Duo Patchouli

Credit amyspeace.com

Join us for WUWF's long running live music program, broadcast live each month from Historic Pensacola Village in Downtown Pensacola. On March 6, host Pat Crawford welcomes Amy SpeaceBill and Kate Isles, and the folk-duo Patchouli.

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Winter Storm 2014 Update
1:46 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Area Begins to Thaw; Reopen

Thursday, January 30
Sandra Averhart WUWF Public Media

Updated 2 p.m. 1/30/14

With sunny skies prevailing on this Thursday, Northwest Florida and South Alabama are thawing out from the deep freeze brought on by Winter Storm Leon.

Here's the latest from the Florida Department of Transportation:


Interstate 10 (I-10) - Is now open from Escambia to Jefferson County.

I-110 is now open.

Florida DOT says all state roads and bridges are now open.  They will monitor their conditions overnight.


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Winter Weather
3:56 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Widespread Frost and Freeze Likely Tonight in Florida

Credit Florida Public Radio Emergency Nework

The coldest temperatures of the winter season so far are expected for central and south Florida tonight, where most inland and rural areas as far south as Lake Okeechobee could see frost or subfreezing temperatures.  While the air mass won’t be as cold as the one last week for North Florida, conditions are ideal for a widespread frost and inland freeze north of I-4 as well.  Residents and farmers should take action now to prevent damage to tender vegetation and pets sensitive to the cold.


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