UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Welcome to the garden
    Welcome to the garden
  • Bumblebees and marigolds
    Bumblebees and marigolds
  • Pollinators at work
    Pollinators at work
  • Goldfinches visit the garden too
    Goldfinches visit the garden too
  • A Julia Child rose
    A Julia Child rose
  • The corn is as high as an elephant's eye
    The corn is as high as an elephant's eye
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Green Thumb Lecture Series

From February through November, Athens-Clarke County Extension offers free monthly gardening classes. These classes normally take place at the Extension office on the designated dates 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.  

Our 2022 Green Thumb Lectures have begun!

To view upcoming Green Thumb Lectures and to register, please visit


Archived Sessions - We would like to invite you to view recordings of our previous online sessions.  You may access these classes from the links below:

links for Shades of Green newsletters listed belowHerb garden at ACC Extension office


Shades of Green Newsletter

Shades of Green is a monthly newsletter in electronic format produced by the Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension.  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 (706) 613-3640, or email for additional information, or to be added to the mailing list.

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