UGA Extension Office

Events and Classes

Farmers Markets

Buy fresh produce from your local farmers! Visit the websites for more information.

Norcross Farmers Market, Lillian Webb Park, 5 College Street, Norcross. www.norcrosscommunitymarket.com

Lilburn Farmers Market, Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn. www.lilburnfarmersmarket.org

Snellville Farmers Market, Snellville Towne Green, 2342 Oak Road, Snellville. https://snellvillefarmersmarket.com

Suwanee Farmers Market, Suwanee Town Square, 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee. https://www.suwanee.com/explore-suwanee/events/farmers-market

Ag Products Connection

Connecting Georgia farmers and food producers with consumers and other buyers around the state.

Backyard Fruit Lunch & Learn Webinar Series

This online short course provides an excellent opportunity to learn about growing various small fruits and tree fruits. Each session is designed to help you gain the knowledge needed to grow your own. Wednesdays and Fridays, Noon to 1:00pm. More registration information here.  

May-June Calendar

May-June Calendar

June

Landscape Harmony—Free!

June 4 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Finding Balance Between Turf, Trees and Water. Join us with Zoom https://zoom.us/j/92512348634. Hosted by the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture.

All about Paleontology—Free!

June 4 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Neil Shubin, world-renowned paleontologist and discoverer of Tiktaalik roseae will be sharing about his work and important discoveries in fossil records. Register at: tinyurl.com/scizoompaleontology.

All about Prosthesis—Free!

June 11 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP/D is an accomplished healthcare professional with over 35 years as a practicing prosthetist, visionary researcher, and skilled educator.  As Vice President of Prosthetics for Hanger Clinic, Carroll travels nationally and internationally presenting scientific symposiums and managing clinics for difficult prosthetic cases.  He is the co-developer of the patented Hanger ComfortFlex™ Socket System and the first prosthetic tail for a dolphin, the story of which debuted September 23, 2011, in a 3D feature film titled, Dolphin Tale starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Harry Connick, Jr. Register at: tinyurl.com/scizoomprosthesis.

Down the Garden Path

June 13 - 9:00am to 4:00pm—Rain or Shine

Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association presents seven private gardens along the highway 78 corridor. Tour formal English and Charleston style gardens, pocket gardens, native plant, wildlife habitat, and koi pond gardens, and see how to plant in dense shade and challenging terrain. Join us and restore your soul! Purchase tickets on line at gwinnettmastergardeners.com. For questions email: 2020gardentour@gmail.com.

July

Herb Gardening—Free!

July 7, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

From basil, lavender, parsley, mint, and more, use herbs to enhance the flavor of your dishes or beautify your flower arrangements. Discover their varieties and scents, numerous uses, and how to easily grow and maintain them. Join with Zoom https://zoom.us/j/95830072130

Mosquito Control—Free!

July 29, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Don’t let bloodthirsty stingers ruin your outdoor summer fun! Prevent these annoying and harmful insects from breeding and hanging around your home. Join with Zoom https://zoom.us/j/93660137313

August

Fall Vegetable Gardening—Free!

August 4, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Glazed carrots. Roasted cauliflower. Baked butternut squash. You can enjoy all these fresh dishes and more during the fall and winter. Find out what veggies prefer the cooler weather and the minimal maintenance they need for a successful yield. Join with Zoom https://zoom.us/j/96761225975

Fall Vegetable Gardening—Free!

August 11, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Glazed carrots. Roasted cauliflower. Baked butternut squash. You can enjoy all these fresh dishes and more during the fall and winter. Find out what veggies prefer the cooler weather and the minimal maintenance they need for a successful yield. Join with Zoom https://zoom.us/j/98254088920

Pollinator Gardening—Free!

August 18, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pollinators play a critical role in our ecosystem, including fertilizing plants that give us chocolate, coffee, fruit, and more! Make a positive difference by creating a beautiful colorful garden that provides a natural habitat for bees and butterflies. Join with Zoom

https://zoom.us/j/99840544130

Tree Tips--Free

August 19, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

From increasing property values to providing shade during the summer, trees can offer several benefits. Gain insight into proper tree health, including when to contact a professional tree management service. Join with Zoom https://zoom.us/j/92547621599

Great Georgia Pollinator Census

August 21-22, 2020


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