UGA Extension Office

Home Gardening Resources

Below is a collection of helpful UGA Extension Publications and websites to guide the Chatham County home gardener. For specific questions, email and our team of trained Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will be happy to help!

Home Food Production

Home Garden Publication Series: In-depth publications covering homegrown fruits & vegetables from selection to harvest.

Home Garden Vegetables

Vegetable Gardening in Georgia

Recommended Vegetable Planting Dates & Varieties

Starting Plants from Seed for the Home Gardener

Disease Management in the Home Vegetable Garden

Mulching Vegetables

Georgia Homegrown Tomatoes

Home Garden Fruits

General Considerations for Growing Fruits in GA

Pruning Techniques for Home Orchard

Citrus for Southern and Coastal Georgia

Home Garden Figs

Home Garden Strawberries

Home Garden Blueberries

Backyard Flocks

Avian Inluenza Flyer

Avian Influenza FAQ Sheet

UGA Webpage - Avian Flu

Pollinator Resources:

Protecting Georgia Pollinators (video)

Great Georgia Pollinator Census Website

UGA Honey Bee Program

Fire Adaptive Landscaping for Native Habitats & Wildlife in the Southern Coatal Plain

Coastal Wildscapes - Local Resources

Pesticide Resources

Getting The Best Of Pests - Offers Monthly CEU Programs

Georgia Department of Ag - Official Website for Pesticide License Info

UGA Pesticide Safety Education - Explore site links for information & resources relevant to commercial & private applicators, homeowners, and more.

Georgia Pesticide Management Handbook - Downloadable PDF Chapters - Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Homeowner chapters. Commercial chapters include restricted use pesticides that cannot be purchased without the proper license.