UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Welcome to the Garden
    Welcome to the Garden
  • Ornamentals
  • Raised Vegetable Beds
    Raised Vegetable Beds
  • Garden-Grown Tomatoes
    Garden-Grown Tomatoes
  • Pollinator Palace
    Pollinator Palace
  • Garden Roses
    Garden Roses
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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.  

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:

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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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