UGA Extension Office

Homeowner Lunch and Learn

Virtual Classes

Classes will be held once a month on the dates listed below. Classes will be held 12:00-1:00pm and are free and open to the public.

Please follow the registration link below to select the courses you wish to attend (the registration will appear as a survey). The zoom link to attend the classes registered for will be emailed the day before the class. By registering for classes, you will also receive the archive link to view the class(es) at your convenience.

This is a virtual event, but if you need to attend in person you are welcome to join MC Halbrook in the Glynn County Extension Office (325 Old Jesup Rd, Brunswick, GA 31520). Please leave a note in the accommodations question on the registration saying that you will attend in person so that we can prepare the space.

You may also register by calling 912-554-7577 or emailing uge3127@uga.edu

2024 Homeowner Lunch and Learn Schedule

January 30: Recycling 101

February 26: Prepare Your Spring Garden

March 27: Mosquitos and Other Blood Sucking Pests

April 23: Turf and Lawn Care

May 28: Wild-Harvest Your Yard

June 25: Household Water (irrigation, wells, septic tanks)

Register Here!


From Our Agriculture and Natural Resources Newsfeed

  • Plant Sale!
    Plant Sale! Posted by MC Halbrook on Apr 18, 2024
    May 4th, 9:00AM-12:00PM (noon) at 325 Old Jesup Rd in Brunswick, GA 31525 This fundraiser is part of the Spring into Summer Makers Market at the Ballard Complex on May 4th. Money raised will go back into the Madge Merritt 4-H Teaching Garden where the sale is taking place. Come tour the garden, buy some […]
  • 13-year Cicada Emergence, What We Know
    13-year Cicada Emergence, What We Know Posted by MC Halbrook on Apr 18, 2024
    People all over social media are buzzing about this 13-year cicada emergence! You see things like “invasion” and “America’s Cicada ‘apocalypse.'” Numbers are projected at millions or even trillions of bugs emerging. In 2024, we will see the emergence of both 13-year and 17-year cicadas in addition to the cicadas that emerge every year. For […]
  • What’s on fire?! – It is probably a Prescribed Burn
    What’s on fire?! – It is probably a Prescribed Burn Posted by MC Halbrook on Mar 15, 2024
    Late winter/early spring is an excellent time for land owners and managers to perform prescribed burns. But why would we do this? The US Forest Service lists several reasons to use Prescribed Fire as a land management tool: Who does this help? Historically, the Southeastern United States was predominantly Longleaf Pine ecosystems. This includes the […]

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Upcoming Events from Around the State

  • Apr 22 Green Cleaning Make and Take Class Join McIntosh County Extension for a fun afternoon of learning how to make non-toxic, eco-friendly cleaning products. Participants receive a room spray and all-purpose cleaner to take home.
    • DARIEN, GA
  • Apr 25 Homeowner Landscape Basics Lunch & Learn Get the lowdown on your landscape! Join us every 4th Thursday of the month from February to May for this free online program from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Get insights to make the most out of your landscape. Topics covered include: plant for the place, common landscape plants, pruning, & turf. Register for one session, or all four in the series!
    • Virtual Event
  • May 2 Vermiculture, Let’s Worm Our Way Into This Composting (Virtual Series) Vermicomposting is an eco-friendly way of reducing waste and creating nutrient-rich soil compost and liquid fertilizers with the use of worms. You can raise these red wigglers indoors or outdoors in very small spaces with very little maintenance. Lisa Klein teaches attendees all about this technique and you might even win a starter worm pack of your own!
    • Virtual Event
  • May 4 Plant Sale Fundraiser for Master Gardener Volunteers This fundraiser is part of the Spring into Summer Makers Market at the Ballard Complex on May 4th. Money raised will go back into the Madge Merritt 4-H Teaching Garden where the sale is taking place. Come tour the garden, buy some plants, and enjoy the rest of the Makers Market. This is a Cash and Carry fundraiser so please make sure you have some cash on hand! There will be restrooms available and parking on an asphalt lot.
    • Brunswick, GA - (17.0 Miles)
  • May 7 2024 Alfalfa in the South Workshop and Field Day A one day field day/workshop focused on in-depth discussion focused on the utilization of Alfalfa in Southern environments. Led by Dr. Jennifer Tucker (UGA) and Dr. Kim Mullenix (AU) this multi-state collaborative event will have a heavy focus on producer discussion and interaction with a producer panel with three Georgia producers at varying levels of experiences and a variety of application of alfalfa use within their systems. Also the event will highlight tours of the Better Grazing Program with active grazing of varied rotation intervals of a 4 year old stand of alfalfa-bermudagrass in real-time, discussions on-site of research results from the past 8 years, practical uses of alfalfa in southern systems, and more!
    • TIFTON, GA - (126.0 Miles)