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Extension Publications

  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management (C 1042) Learn 10 strategies for better time management, including knowing how to spend your time, setting priorities, using planning tools, getting organized, scheduling, delegating, and avoiding procrastinating, wasting time, and multitasking.

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 18 ServSafe Do you need to update your ServSafe certification? Or are you interested in learning more about food safety in restaurants? Clayton County Extension has is now accepting registration for our 2024 ServSafe classes. - January 23rd & 24th - June 18th (one-day training) - October 22nd & 23rd At these trainings, we will prepare for the ServSafe Manager Certification exam which will take place on the 2nd day of the training (unless it is the one day course!). The cost is $150.
    • Jonesboro, GA - (92.0 Miles)
  • Jun 18 Making The Most of Your Garden: Seed Saving Whether you're a novice gardener or have a green thumb, seed saving from your produce and flowers can be a fun challenge! Seed saving can improve plant genetics, increase desirable traits of produce, save money on purchasing seed, and ensure a sustainable garden over the long run. Join Lincoln County Extension as we present a FREE and VIRTUAL seed saving webinar on Tuesday, June 18th at 6PM EST. Register at tinyurl.com/seedsaving2024 to attend. P.S. If you're local to Lincoln County GA, seed saving can help you contribute to the new Seed Library at the Lincoln County Library!
    • Virtual Event
  • Jun 20 Canning Foods at Home: The Basics Canning is an important and safe way to preserve food if it is done correctly. Join Glynn County FACS Agent, Michelle Quick, and learn the basics of food preservation, including: using a boiling water canner, using a pressure canner, and storing canned items for safety and quality. Pre-registration is required.
    • Brunswick, GA - (151.0 Miles)