Among the fastest growing segments of Georgia agriculture, landscaping and lawn care are important ways to add to and maintain a home's value. UGA Extension provides advice about caring for and protecting lawns and landscapes from pests and disease, and helps both homeowners and lawncare professionals ensure that their grass is always greener.
Arborist Safety Training Trainings in safe climbing, tree removal, and groundwork operations.
Georgia Certified Landscape Professional For managers and technicians in both the landscape installation and maintenance businesses.
Landscape Worker Safety Training A three-part online training covering general precautions, equipment safety and pesticide safety.
On-Site and Telephone Consultation Available in many situations for home owners and consumers.
Pesticide Safety Education Program Georgia's Pesticide Safety Education Program promotes the responsible and safe use of pesticides throughout Georgia. We accomplish this by providing the educational resources, training programs, and materials needed to help both private and commercial pesticide applicators achieve certification and subsequently to maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other pesticides.
Soil and Water Testing Services Increase your yield, test your water quality, and more.
Sports Turfgrass Management Certificate Up-to-date turfgrass management practices for the sports field industry.
SuperCrew Training Series Self-paced series on turfgrass installation, ornamentals planting and pruning, pesticide safety, and more.
- Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors…
- Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and green…
- Home Garden Series: Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so …
- Commercial Tomato Production Handbook (B 1312) This publication is a joint effort of the seven disciplines that comprise the Georgia Vegetable Team. It is comprised of 14 topics on tomato, including history of tomato production, cultural practices…
UGA Urban Ag Resources for Georgia's Green Industry.
Turf at UGA This site contains detailed information and growing recommendations for species of turfgrass, and provides links to relevant publications from Extension and researchers, turfgrass management courses and other sites.
Turfgrass Breeding at UGA Briefly summarizes turfgrass varieties and Georgia's turfgrass production.
UGA Turfgrass Team The exceptional team behind several premier turfgrass varieties, making its mark through solid, long-term commitments to new cultivar development, education and on-going research and support for all of our grasses.
Warm-Season Grass Breeding: Turf Provides information about various turfgrass cultivars.
Impact Statements: Turfgrass Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to turfgrass.
Golden Berry Berries come in yellow, too, thanks to native hollies like possumhaw and winterberry.
Roadside Show GDOT flower plantings make roadsides beautiful and can grow in home gardens, too.
Decorating with Plants Decorating with live plants can help create a verdant feeling this holiday.