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For school gardeners - UGA's School Garden Resource Website is a comprehensive site addressing the unique challenges facing school gardeners. Included in the website are curriculum plans, grant opportunities for school gardens, and tips from teachers.
For 4-H leaders - 4-H lessons specifically created for use in 4-H clubs with school or community gardens are available. Email Becky Griffin at email@example.com for more information.
Your local UGA Cooperative Extension Agent is your best resource!
It is soon indoor seed starting time in Georgia. What you are planting?
Starting Your Community Garden
Maintaining Your Community Garden
Advanced Community Gardening
A team of committed people is essential to a community garden's success
Picking the best location for your garden
A helpful guide to getting your garden started
Soil test results include a nutrient profile of your soil and soil pH
Securing a water source for your garden is extremely important
The pros and cons of each growing system
Helpful information to help you construct your raised beds
Includes vegetable planting dates and recommended plant varieties
A printable one page reference
Find detailed weather from around the state, including soil temperatures.
Fruits can be a nice, perennial part of your garden
Water needs of plants and irrigation systems
Creative ways to save money in the garden
Weeds are the number one horticultural problem in the garden
Having a shed on-site can be a convienent addition to your garden
Having the right tools makes gardening chores easier
Fencing can be important for security or to keep out deer
UGA's Charlotte Meeks discusses getting your garden ready for Fall
Includes sample forms and checklists of interest
A resource for planning, enhancing, and sustaining your community garden project
Understanding the basics of pollination can help increase vegetable yield
Learn the difference between the helpful and destructive insects
Common vegetable problems
Describes an overall organic growing plan
An efficient alternative to abandoning your garden in the winter
Detailed photos showing a common tomato problem
Make the most of each growing season
Integrated pest managment approach to gardening
Composting can be a terrific addition to your garden
An Extension Campus free on-line course covering food safety
Soil contamination of urban soils with heavy metals can be a concern.
Earthworms are a sign of healthy soil.
Updates several times a week
Share your garden photos with us!
Working in the United States and Canada to promote community gardens
Promotes and provides training for community gardens
Involved in the local food movement in metro Atlanta