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Master gardener flower garden at the Extension office
Master Gardener flower garden at ACC Extension office
Master Gardener flower garden at ACC Extension office
Master Gardener flower garden at ACC Extension office
Spring flowers at the ACC Extension Garden
Spring flowers at the ACC Extension garden
monthly garden class

2019 Free Monthly Gardening Classes

From February through November, Athens-Clarke County Extension holds a free gardening class each month.  Taught by Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, these classes take place in the auditorium of the Athens-Clarke County Library at 2025 Baxter St. from 6-7:30 pm.  Intended for gardeners of all experience and skill levels, the monthly classes will cover a variety of topics such as seasonal vegetable gardening, composting, beekeeping, and more.  Registration is required. 

The next class in the series, "Rain Gardening", will be held Wednesday, September 11 from 6-7:30 pm.  This presentation will cover the benefits of rain gardens, design and maintenance, and how to select the best locations and suitable plants for your garden.  Gardeners of all levels are welcome.  Please register on line by Tuesday, August 6. 

Shades of Green NewsletterPhoto by April Sorrow


Shades of Green Newsletter

Shades of Green is a monthly newsletter in electronic format produced by the Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension "from gardeners to gardeners".  The newsletter offers information specific to local gardeners, including:  seasonal articles, gardening tips, and a schedule of events of interest.  Submission of questions, as well as the sharing of photos and information is encouraged.  You may call Laura Ney at (706) 613-3640, or email her for additional information or to be added to the mailing list.

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