Agriculture & Natural Resources
2019 Free Monthly Gardening Classes
From February through November, Athens-Clarke County Extension holds a free gardening class each month. Taught by Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, these classes take place in the auditorium of the Athens-Clarke County Library at 2025 Baxter St. from 6-7:30 pm. Intended for gardeners of all experience and skill levels, the monthly classes will cover a variety of topics such as seasonal vegetable gardening, composting, beekeeping, and more. Registration is required.
The next class in the series, "Composting" will be held Wednesday, May 8 from 6-7:30 pm. Please join us for an informative presentation on topics including basic concepts of composting, the importance of efficient composting, materials for composting, and recommended structures and methods. Gardeners of all levels are welcome. Please register on line by Tuesday, May 7.
Shades of Green Newsletter
Shades of Green is a monthly newsletter in electronic format produced by the Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension "from gardeners to gardeners". The newsletter offers information specific to local gardeners, including: seasonal articles, gardening tips, and a schedule of events of interest. Submission of questions, as well as the sharing of photos and information is encouraged. You may call Amanda Tedrow at (706) 613-3640, or email her with the form below for additional information or to be added to the mailing list.
Testing Services and Links of Interest
- CAES publications search page
- Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture
- Georgia Department of Agriculture
- US Department of Agriculture