UGA Extension Office


UGA Extension in Chatham County provides a variety of educational programs to the citizens of Chatham County. Extension programs and client services in the areas of Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H, and Horticulture continue to meet the requests of Chatham County residents. Through a partnership between Chatham County and UGA Extension current unbiased research-based information is provided to our community. We invite you to contact or visit the UGA Extension office at 17 Minus Ave, Garden City, GA 31408.

What is UGA Extension?

UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through county Extension offices.

UGA Extension is a county, state and federal funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

For more information about our services and programs, see our pages:

Agriculture & Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Family & Consumer Sciences

eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed

Chatham County 4-H 2020 Plant Sale

Order your plants now and help your local 4-H! Lots of plants, all sales benefit Chatham County 4-H
Last day to order March 16, 2020
Pick up date April 4, 2020- 10:00am to 2:00pm
Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens- 2 Canebrake Rd, Savannah, 31419
Plants will not be held after 2:00pm pick-up
Payment by check (made payable to Chatham County Extension/4-H), money order or PayPal.Me/ChathamCounty4

Order form

Master Gardener Call Center

Do you have a question or concern with your home’s landscape or garden? Chatham County Master Gardeners are here to help!

Submit your questions along with relevant photographs to Master Gardeners will provide recommendations and information to help you diagnose, remedy, or solve your landscaping questions. You may also call the Chatham County Extension office at (912) 652-7981 with your questions. Master Gardeners answer and return phone calls on Thursdays from 9:00am – 11:00am.

Tips for submitting photos to diagnose plant problems: Plant Pathology
Tips for submitting photos for insect identification: Entomology
Tips for submitting photos for plant identification: PlantID


Pesticide Exam Review

Pesticide applicators who are preparing to pass the GA & SC Pesticide Exams are welcomed to join Willie Chance, Dr. Tim Davis and Dr. Mickey Taylor for a Pesticide Exam Review on Thursday, February 13th from 8:30am – 4:00pm at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. The class will review the core exam (general standards) in the morning, and will have afternoon break-out sessions into your choice of Ornamentals & Turf (GA Category 24, SC Category 3) or Mosquito Control (GA Category 41). Registration fee is $79 until February 5th, and $85 afterwards. Lunch is provided by FIS Outdoor.

Register ahead of time online at or submit a paper registration with a check payment (no cash) to Willie Chance, 206 Elizabeth Drive, Byron, GA 31008. More information about the class, as well as the paper registration form, can be found here:  Agenda & Reg form