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Need some Garden Help?
Rockdale County Extension Office County Agricultural Agents: Amy Smith
Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the office is closed. email@example.com 770-278-7373
Rockdale County Extension Office * Help with problem diagnosis
Shipping:1127 West Avenue SW Conyers, GA 30012 * Plant sample submissions
Mailing:1127 West Avenue SW Conyers, GA 30012 * Homeowner Series sessions on a wide Email:firstname.lastname@example.org variety of gardening topics
University of Georgia Extension *Georgia Pest Management Handbook (Home and Garden Edition)
* A wealth of publications and articles on gardening in Georgia, such as:
* “Diagnosing Plant Problems” * “Beneficial Insects, Spider, and Mites in the Southeast”
University of Georgia Plant Disease Clinics Publication: “Submitting Samples to the UGA Plant Disease Clinics”
Integrated Pest Management “Managing Garden Insects Begins with a Question: Friend or Foe?”
Pest and Plant Disease photographs
The University of Georgia Center For Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health National repository of information and images of plants, and plant diseases
Plant disease information Publications: “Guidelines to Identification University of Florida Extension and Management of Plant Disease Problems” –
Parts I, II, III, IV
University of Arizona Extension Publication: “Guide to Symptoms of Plant
Voles Publication: “Those Voracious Voles!” North Carolina Cooperative Extension Soil and Amendments
Local Weather/Soil Temp Current soil temp, rainfall, and weather conditions in Covington.
Home Soil Test Online order form for instructions and
materials for soil testing. Cost is $15 per
“Fertilizing the Home Garden” Explains the difference between organic and
synthetic fertilizers. Provides excellent guidance
on when and how to fertilize.
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) Listing of products certified for organic gardening by the OMRI
Clemson University Extension Publication: “Changing the pH of your soil”
Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder Excellent search engine for plant
selection and identification
Search “Plant Selection” Numerous publications on plant selection,
Georgia Native Plant Society The definitive information source for plants native to our area, along with information on events and sources for purchasing plants.
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