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The Candler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in the following areas:  Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences.


Upcoming Events
  • Sep 25 Composting With Worms Learn how to turn garden waste like leaves, and food scraps into compost for your landscape. You will also learn how to make your own vermicomposting bin as well with a chance to win a worm bin for yourself. Jeffersonville, GA - (76.0 Miles)
  • Sep 27 Growing Flowering Bulbs Fall is a great time to plant flowering bulbs for a vibrant spring bloom next year. Learn how to properly plant and maintain flowering bulbs in your landscape regarding site selection, bulb varieties and more! Jeffersonville, GA - (76.0 Miles)
  • Oct 19 Child Passenger Safety This class provides instruction on the importance and proper use of car seats and safety belts for children when riding in vehicles. The class is open to all parents regardless of financial status or residency. However, qualified participants (Burke County resident who is WIC, PeachCare, or Medicaid eligible) will receive a free car seat or booster seat that meets the needs of their child. Please note that there is a two seat per family limit. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Waynesboro, GA - (47.0 Miles)
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Extension News
Fall Transplanting link Relocating plants from one spot to another can lead to a whole new landscape. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 9/20/2018
Fragrant Garden link Some plants can bring amazing fragrances to home landscapes, UGA agent says. By Paul Pugliese, Josh Fuder | Published: 9/20/2018
Soil Mixes link UGA expert says good vegetables begin with good soil. By Paul Pugliese, Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder | Published: 9/20/2018
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