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Welcome to UGA Extension Fayette County!

UGA Extension Fayette County is a partnership of The University of Georgia, Fayette County Government, Fort Valley State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It exists to serve all the people of Fayette County including Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Tyrone, Brooks, and in between.

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Upcoming Events

May 28 Ornamental Plant ID Fayetteville, GA Join us for a class on identifying common ornamental plants in our landscapes. Feel free to bring in your own branches, branches with leaves and/or ornamentals to share or identify.
Jun 1 MGEV Open Garden Days - Liberty Tech Charter School Brooks, GA 2024 marks the 45th birthday of the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program! In celebration of this milestone, Fayette County Extension, along with other participating counties, has volunteered to open our demonstration gardens to the public for Open Garden Days! On this day, the Liberty Tech Charter School Garden will be open to the public from 9am - 12pm.
Jun 4 All About Bermuda Bermuda is a wonderful lawn grass that grows well here in our Georgia soils. Join us and learn how to care for Bermuda, including site needs, maintenance requirements, and disease/insect management in the informative class. Free Program.
Jun 6 MGEV Open Garden Days - PAR (Plant a Row) Fayetteville, GA 2024 marks the 45th birthday of the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program! In celebration of this milestone, Fayette County Extension, along with other participating counties, has volunteered to open our demonstration gardens to the public for Open Garden Days! On this day, our PAR Garden will be open to the public from 9am - 12pm.
Jun 8 Fayette County Extension Youth Garden Club Fayetteville, GA Join us for our monthly garden club on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Youth will be exploring the outdoors through hands-on activities in our education garden. Ages: 2nd-5th grade
Jun 11 Worms In My Kitchen! Fayetteville, GA Interested in making your own vermicompost bin? Join us for a hands-on, educational program where you will make your very own home vermicompost bin! We will discuss the benefits of composting vs. vermicomposting and its maintenance. The cost for this program is $15 and this includes a 4-gallon, black opaque, heavy duty industrial tote, and all of the materials to complete your home vermicompost bin.
Jun 14 Garden Fun Day! (June 14th) Fayetteville, GA Come join us as we explore the education garden and create fun crafts with two different themes. Must bring a sack lunch, water bottle, and snack. All activities will be outside (weather permitting). Please dress your child for outside and craft (paint/glue) activities. During this Garden Fun Day, you will learn all about ornamental plants. Activities include going on a plant scavenger hunt, making a tree ID book, learning about flowers and fruits, making a fairy/gnome garden, and other nature crafts.
Jun 17 MGEV Open Garden Days - PAR (Plant a Row) Fayetteville, GA 2024 marks the 45th birthday of the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program! In celebration of this milestone, Fayette County Extension, along with other participating counties, has volunteered to open our demonstration gardens to the public for Open Garden Days! On this day, our PAR Garden will be open to the public from 9am - 12pm.
Jun 18 Inside the Hive Fayetteville, GA Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on inside a honeybee hive? There's a lot of work to be done! Come join us as Tom Bonnell, Henry County Beekeeper, shows you just what is going on inside the hive throughout the year. There will not be any live bees at this program.
Jun 19 MGEV Open Garden Days - Fayette County Education Garden Fayetteville, GA 2024 marks the 45th birthday of the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program! In celebration of this milestone, the Fayette County Extension, along with other participating counties, has volunteered to open our demonstration gardens to the public for Open Garden Days! On this day, our Education Garden will be open to the public from 9am - 12pm.
Jun 21 Garden Fun Day! (June 21st) Fayetteville, GA Come join us as we explore the education garden and create fun crafts with two different themes. Must bring a sack lunch, water bottle, and snack. All activities will be outside (weather permitting). Please dress your child for outside and craft (paint/glue) activities. During this Garden Fun Day, you will explore all about wildlife. Activities include designing a bird house, making bird feeders, learning about native bees and honeybees, going on an insect scavenger hunt, and other nature crafts.
Jul 2 Beautiful Birds in Fayette County Fayetteville, GA Georgia provides habitats for approximately 347 species of birds that live in Georgia at some point during their lifetimes(https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/). Join us to discover and learn about some of the common birds you might encounter in your own backyard! In this program, you will learn how to ID these birds based on their appearance and sound. You will also learn how to attract these birds to your backyard and when you will likely see them.
Jul 13 Fayette County Extension Youth Garden Club Fayetteville, GA Join us for our monthly garden club on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Youth will be exploring the outdoors through hands-on activities in our education garden. Ages: 2nd-5th grade
Jul 16 Youth Pollinator Camp Fayetteville, GA Join us for our Youth Pollinator Camp! Over the course of three days, you will get to learn all about different pollinators through garden exploration, hands on activities and fun crafts. Some activities include, creating a native bee hotel, creating a mini meadow, seeing different caterpillars and butterflies, becoming a honey taste tester, and so much more! Note: Must bring a sack lunch, water bottle, and snack. All activities will be outside (weather permitting). Please dress your child for outside and craft (paint/glue) activities.

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