UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible.

The UGA Extension Fayette County office provides educational programming for youth, farmers, home gardeners, and industry professionals.


Upcoming Events
  • Feb 27 Composting and Mulching Compost is used as an organic amendment to improve the quality of soil. Composting is one of the most practical and convenient ways to handle food and yard refuse while reducing waste, improving soil and helping plants thrive. Mulching is one of the simplest and most beneficial practices you can use in the garden. Mulch is simply a protective layer of a material that is spread on top of the soil. Come join Master Composter Julie Aring as she demonstrates and discusses the composting process, mulching and their benefits. Free. Fayetteville, GA
  • Mar 6 Vegetable Gardening Basics Do you follow all the instructions and still have vegetable plants that “flop”? Are you ready to give up? If you answered yes, this class is for you. Join Sandy Golden, Master Gardener Extension Volunteer, as she offers suggestions and techniques on ways to grow your home vegetables in Georgia. This class will focus on site selection, purchasing plants (transplants vs. seeds), succession planting, and pest management. Room 210, Free Fayetteville, GA
  • Mar 8 Starting From Seeds: Cost Effective Gardening Do you want to save money on plants? Do you know how to start a plant from a tiny seed? Don't miss this hands-on workshop; limited to 20 participants. Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, Harry Bolton, Don Adkins and Rachel Greene will have you working with potting soil, seeds and planting. The $10 registration fee includes materials and a take-home tray of planted seeds. You can register/pay at the Extension Office, Suite 209, with cash, credit card or check (made payable to Fayette County Extension/4-H). Please make payment by March 1st so all supplies can be purchased over the weekend. The class will be held at the Fayette County Administrative Complex, Room 210. Fayetteville, GA
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