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Annual Gwinnett Extension Plant Sale 2016

It is time again for our annual plant sale. We are so excited about the variety of good quality plants we have to offer this year. Our sale will begin to take orders on January 4th until March 8, 2016. You may either bring in your form and payment, or mail it.

We will also be having the "Middle of the Ring" sale this year offering a different variety of plants. When you come pick up your plants, come early and get a great selection of landscape blurplants. Bring cash, check or credit card.

Any questions, please address them to Sharon Cassidy 678.377.4010. 2016 Plant Sale Form and 2016 Plant Information Sheet.

Tim Daly will also be offering a class about the fruit plants we are offering on Monday, March 7 beginning at 6:30pm. The class will be held at Gwinnett Extension Learning Center - 750 South Perry Street - 2nd Floor Learning Center. Please pre-register so we will have enough hand-outs to 678.377.4011 or Tim Daly no later than March 4.

Growing up and understanding it for Boys and Girls 2016

Talking with your child about growing up and what to expect can sometimes lead to questions unanswered and you asking yourself, "Did I give the right answer?" Bring your boy, age 10 to 13, and your girl, age 9 to 13 to our presentations and help answer questions, learn about the basic physical and emotional aspects of human growth and development, and discuss the facts and misconceptions. This class is taught by specialists in Human Development and Family Science at the University of Georgia. Click here for details on dates and times and how to register for this program.

Agriculture & Natural Resources

We offer training in landscaping, pest management, identification of weeds and plant diseases and researched information for clients to achieve their highest goals as a homeowner and professional. Soil samples($8.00 each) and water analysis testing for pH or lead (prices vary depending on test preformed) are processed through UGA laboratories. We serve as a collection site for these samples as well as results.

Question for a Master Gardener?

phone Answers are just an email or phone call away. Our MG's (Master Gardeners) are happy to assist with questions about gardening, lawns, vegetables, pruning, and trees. The information will be UGA unbiased, researched information. Publications are also available. Drop our Master Gardener an email at Master Gardener Desk. You can also call 678.377.4010. If you are having a problem with a plant, send some pictures (make sure they are small (jpg) and are nice and clear so we can help you to identify the problem(s), insects, etc.

4-H Youth Development

We offer life skills training through hands-on learning in the second largest 4-H program in Georgia. Youth from 5th thru 12th grade can enroll in project activities, leadership skills, camps, and more.

Family and Consumer Sciences

Individuals and families can learn critical life skills affecting each of us today and in the future. We offer information programs on parenting, child/personal care, senior citizens and more.

Newsletters

If you would like to be added to any of the newsletters call us at 678.377.4010. We send newsletters out through email.

Baby Steps: A quarterly newsletter packed with useful information for parents of babies. In each issue you will find tips on child safety, food and nutrition, and other interesting facts that can make a parents job a little easier.

Enlace Latino (Spanish): A quarterly newsletter with information about health, finance, housing, and the environment. Cooperative Extension agents from four different states work together to bring this important information to the community.

Extension Quarterly: The quarterly newsletter is targeted to citizens of Gwinnett County. Issues focus on family and consumer related topics, horticulture, 4-H, and youth development programs.

Diabetes Life Line: A bi-monthly publication (English and Spanish) by food and nutrition specialists containing the latest information on diabetes, nutrition, recipes, and important events.

Gardening in Gwinnett: A quarterly newsletter on various horticulture topics and upcoming Extension classes and events.

Nutrition and Health: A newsletter on nutrition and general health.

Senior Sense: A quarterly publication specifically for the educational needs of older Georgians. Topics include health, relationships, and resources available to seniors.

Teen Talk: A quarterly newsletter to help parents understand their teens. Each issue contains topics for middle and high school teens.

Contact Us

UGA Extension Gwinnett County

750 South Perry Street, Suite 400
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(678) 377-4010
(678) 377-4030 fax

Office hours are: Monday to Friday - 8:00am. to 5:00pm. We do not close for lunch.

Our office is located in the Gwinnett County Government Annex Building on the 4th floor. We are at the corner of Nash and South Perry Street. Right across the street from the City of Lawrenceville City Hall.

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