UGA Extension Office

Home Lawn & Garden

We are the source of unbiased, research-based information for homeowners and farmers. We would be love to come out for a site visit! We can help with topics like:

  • Choosing the right varieties to plant
  • Stopping the insects and diseases destroying your crops
  • Sampling soil for testing
  • Interpreting lab analyses and recommendations

You'll find on this page our most frequently requested resources and publications. Contact us if you'd like to know more!


Garden 

Home Garden Publication Series

Need information on preparing your soil for blueberry plants? Want to know more about pruning your muscadines? Curious about the pests and diseases common to peach trees? The Home Garden publication series contains a wealth of information about growing fruits and vegetables in your home garden, with individual pamphlets for crops from apples to zucchini. Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease & insect control, harvesting, and preserving.


Small Farm

 

Forage 

Fencing

Fences may be used to protect or divide property, to improve its appearance, to confine animals, or to exclude animals.

Animals

Animals, particularly poultry and cattle, play an important role in Georgia agriculture. Small and large producers can find best practices for raising healthy, productive livestock, including:

  • Aquaculture
  • Beef cattle
  • Bees
  • Dairy cattle
  • Horses
  • Poultry
  • Sheep & goats
  • Swine 

Most Popular Resources 


Native Plants for Georgia

This publication contains information about native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia, focusing on those available in the nursery trade.


 

Pest Management Handbook

The Georgia Pest Management Handbook gives current information on selection, application and safe use of pest control chemicals on farms, around homes, urban areas, recreational areas, and other environments.


 

Forage Team Newsletter

Check out the newsletter put together by the UGA Extension Forage Team.