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UGA Extension Gwinnett County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth. UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Gwinnett County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.  


Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

UGA Publications:

Searching for the right plant to place in your landscape? How about a lawn question? Type in your search and publications from UGA will assist you with answers. If you have questions, you can always call our office for assistance.

Follow this link: http://extension.uga.edu/publications/ 


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                          Spring Iris

Photo by Nancy Costello - Master Gardener 


Where to Recycle?

Gwinnett County has several locations that you can choose to take paint, oil, appliances, computers, etc. Click on the link and follow the drop down box for a location near you.

http://www.gwinnettcb.org/recycling-center-material/brown-paper-bags/


Burning Banned May 1 - September 30

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has issued a ban on open burning May 1 - September 30 of each year.  Fifty-four counties in Georgia (including Gwinnett) are affected.  Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services are responsible for the enforcement of this state-issued burning ban within the County

From May 1 - September 30, you may not burn leaves, tree limbs, or other yard waste, forest land, or use air curtain destructors for land clearing.

 Sunday is NOT a burn day as prescribed by Gwinnett County
Code of Ordinances, Chapter 46, Fire Prevention and Protection Ordinance (2012ed).


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UGA Extension Gwinnett County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth.

 


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Gwinnett Master Gardener J Shumaker enjoys beautiful mounds of azaleas she has created in her landscape.  



Extension News


    • Lead Testing
    • Published 7/20/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • UGA Extension helps ease families' concerns with home tap water testing.
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    • Mosquito Season
    • Published 6/30/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • Georgia may not have seen any local transmission of the Zika virus, but residents should continue to minimize mosquito populations.
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    • Mosquito Season
    • Published 3/10/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • It's time to tackle mosquito control projects before mosquito season starts.
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