UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Meet Our ANR Agent - Campbell Vaughn

Campbell Vaughn was born in Augusta and graduated high school from Augusta Prep in 1990. Campbell earned a Bachelors of Science of Agriculture at UGA in 1994. He worked in corporate sales for 7 years in Atlanta with Georgia Pacific and Bellsouth. Then he went back to UGA for a Landscape Architecture degree and graduated with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture. After graduating from UGA for a second time, Campbell moved back to Augusta and opened his own Landscape Architecture business called Campbell Vaughn Design Group, specializing in residential redesign.


Listen to The Lawn & Garden Show every Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. on WGAC 580 AM or 95.1 FM.


If you have questions about your lawn, garden, insects, or other landscape issues, please email photos along with your question(s) to uge3245@uga.edu. Most issues and identifications can be diagnosed with good photos. Once Campbell or Suzanne has your photos and questions, they will be able to assist you. Follow our easy-to-follow instructions to take proper photos for diagnosis.


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Watch Campbell and Suzanne on the June 13, 2023 episode of "Making It Grow" on South Carolina ETV. Prepare yourself for an enthralling exploration into the world of gardening as hosts Amanda McNulty and Terasa Lott welcome special guests University of Georgia Extension Agents Suzanne Holmes and Campbell Vaughn. They provide valuable insights on fascinating topics like fairy rings and milkweed propagation, along with a showcase of their favorite garden tools.


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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 25 Fruits and Vegetables from Other Cultures Think beyond the tomato and pepper this year and try growing something NEW from a different culture! The horticultural world has so much to offer beyond our borders, and many of these vegetables and fruits can be enjoyed in your own home garden. From Loofa gourds to Thai ginger, you don’t need your passport as Lisa Klein takes you around the multicultural fruit & veggie world in 60 minutes.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 3 Make & Take Duck Boxes On Saturday, August 3rd, Oconee County GA Cooperative Extension will be holding a Make & Take duck box building program. Participants will be building a duck box for Wood Ducks and Hooded Mergansers. Pre-registration is required and the cost of duck box building slot is $25. If you would like more information or are in registering for the Make & Take program, call 706-542-7078 or stop by the UGA Extension – Oconee County office at 1420 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville, GA. It's sure to be a fun, family-friendly day of learning about our native species. No prior experience or equipment is needed. Just bring yourself and your family! We hope to see you all there!
    • Watkinsville, GA - (89.0 Miles)
  • Aug 5 2024 Equine Exchange: Behavior and Training The Equine Exchange is a monthly webinar that has provided practical equine management information for horse owners since 2022. In 2024, the series will follow a set curriculum of topics related to equine behavior and training. The program is at 12PM EST, virtual via Zoom, and is free to attend. It will be held the first Monday of each month with the exception of holidays. 8/5 Desensitizing and Habituation 9/9* Introduction to Groundwork 10/7 Stereotypic Behaviors 11/4 Problem Behavior Resolution 12/2 Round Table and Expert Q&A
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 9 Lunch & Learn - Stormwater Management in the Home Landscape Camden County ANR Agent, Jessica Warren, offers virtual lunch and learn courses in 2024. Classes were originally scheduled once a month, but due to time constraints and scheduling issues, programs will now be offered once a quarter. Classes offered 2024: Common House Plant Problems; Building Soil Health; Armadillos: Friend or Foe?; Stormwater Mgt. in the Home Landscape; and Owls. Continue to register for classes of interest and a notice will be sent at a later date when topics are rescheduled: Frogs of Georgia; Unsung Pollinators; Unique Edible Plants for Georgia and North Florida; Common Insect Pests of the Home Garden; Native Asters; Spiders Among Us; Permaculture Basics. Classes are free and open to the public. The zoom link to attend the classes registered for will be emailed the day before the class and a reminder will be sent the morning of the class. By registering for classes, you will also receive the archive link to view the class(es) at your convenience.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 14 Lunch and Learn: Fall Gardening Join Pike County Extension in 2024 dive into Homestead Skills with monthly, virtual Lunch and Learns hosted on the second Wednesday of each month (with the exception of holidays). Each month will discover a new topic with experts leading the way. Simply email Brooklyne.Wassel@uga.edu to receive the Zoom link or catch the recordings on our YouTube channel. "Fall Gardening" will be led by UGA Extension faculty.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 15 Bioluminescence! Learn About the World of Glowing Plants and Animals Think buying glow-in-the-dark plants at the garden center is a story from a space-age cartoon? Think again! Scientists are working on adding genes from bioluminescent insects and mushrooms to plants such as petunias. Lisa Klein takes you on a virtual journey through bioluminescence: which plants, animals and insects have this trait and why? Prepare to be awestruck!
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 17 Northeast Georgia Ag Expo The Northeast Georgia Ag Expo returns this year to the Hart County Charter System Agriscience Center on August 17th. There will be indoor and outdoor ag exhibits, a speaker panel, free activities for kids, food, and an Antique Tractor Show!
    • Hartwell, GA - (85.0 Miles)
  • Aug 29 - Oct 25 Master Naturalist Program UGA Extension in Cobb, Douglas, & Paulding Counties are hosting a Master Naturalist Training program that provides comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The Georgia Master Naturalist Program is a hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on these environments. This 9 day program consists of weekly field trips with in-depth lectures from regional experts on a wide variety of environmental and ecological topics. Transportation is provided to and from all locations. Fee covers weekly field trips, tours, speakers, class materials, name badge, Georgia Master Naturalist polo, snacks, drinks, and certificate of completion. The program dates are every Friday in September and every Thursday in October including an overnight on Oct. 24-25. The program days are from 9:00am to 4:00pm with an hour lunch, not including drive time.
    • Marietta, GA
  • Aug 29 What’s REALLY Happening in Your Pollinator Garden By now we’ve all heard about the importance of attracting pollinators to our home gardens, but what exactly draws those whimsical bees and butterflies to our gardens besides pretty flowers? Lisa Klein takes a deep-dive into this fascinating world and explains what they eat, what draws them to flowers, and what else we can do to make our gardens more hospitable to pollinators.
    • Virtual Event
  • Sep 9 2024 Equine Exchange: Behavior and Training The Equine Exchange is a monthly webinar that has provided practical equine management information for horse owners since 2022. In 2024, the series will follow a set curriculum of topics related to equine behavior and training. The program is at 12PM EST, virtual via Zoom, and is free to attend. It will be held the first Monday of each month with the exception of holidays. 9/9* Introduction to Groundwork 10/7 Stereotypic Behaviors 11/4 Problem Behavior Resolution 12/2 Round Table and Expert Q&A
    • Virtual Event