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

Master Gardener Call Center

Master Gardeners are now in the office onThursdays 9am to 11am to answer your lawn and gardening questions. They will be more than happy to help.

You can also email Master Gardeners at with your questions.

To reach Master Gardeners call 912-652-7981 or email


Master Gardener Class 2020

Class starts January 24, 2020 and will meet from 9am to 1pm once per week on Friday's through May 29, 2020. The class will be held at Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden (2 Canebrake Rd). Selected applicants may be interviewed. The course fee is $275.00. Program is limited to 30 participants. Application Deadline is November 29, 2019.

Application- Please complete and return to Jill Detwiler at or

Please contact the office at 912-652-7981 for more information or questions.