CRESTVIEW —Okaloosa County Master Gardener Bill Buckellew won the Personal Communications Award at the 32nd Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference on Oct. 3. Okaloosa County residential horticulture agent and UF/IFAS County Extension Director Larry Williams presented the plaque.


CRESTVIEW —Okaloosa County Master Gardener Bill Buckellew won the Personal Communications Award at the 32nd Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference on Oct. 3. Okaloosa County residential horticulture agent and UF/IFAS County Extension Director Larry Williams presented the plaque.



Buckellew is the sixth Master Gardener in the county to win this award, annually presented for knowledgeably answering residents’ landscape questions pertinent to Northwest Florida. Candidates are tested with a telephone call from the University of Florida State Master Gardener Coordinator Tom Wichman.