Projects We Support
We are a dedicated group of individuals committed to making a difference in our community through horticulture. We maintain multiple public gardens and support multiple education programs. Our goal is to help make Hall County a more beautiful and welcoming place - all while learning about plants.
Browse our list of support projects below to learn more about where we dig.
Our Ask-A-Master Gardener booths are located around Hall County at farmers markets, garden retailers, and other events. Stop by to ask knowledgable volunteers your gardening questions.
Youth Gardening Program
This international program is based on the premise of igniting a passion for learning, success, and service through gardening education. This program offers a variety of garden-based learning experiences fro children and youth of all ages.
Gardens On Green
In a cooperative effort between our organization and Hall County School System, Gardens On Green strives to provide a place for people to enjoy and learn about gardening and environmental stewardship.
Lovett Literacy Garden
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The Redbud Project
The Redbud Project is a citizen conservation movement designed to bring awareness to Hall County's biodiverse ecosystems of native plants. The project's goals are to protect and preserve the unique plants and habitats throughout our community.
Alta Vista Cemetery
Patriots' Park at Alta Vista Cemetery is a special place to remember and honor those who served our country. Hall County Master Gardeners, in partnership with the Colonel William Candler Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution, manage this perennial garden that features a World War 1 monument and two Revolutionary War solider graves.
Jubilee Community Garden
Jubilee Community Garden focuses on growing and distributing fresh vegetables to those in the community who are food insecure. Volunteers from local organizations, along side Hall County Master Gardeners, donate their time and effort to plant, weed, water, and harvest vegetables to donate to local charities and food banks.
Wilshire Park is a delightful oasis located between the picnic pavilion and playground at Wilshire Trails. This pollinator garden has several plants that attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other useful pollinators. This park provides an excellent opportunity to observe pollinators in action and learn more about these important creatures.
.In partnership with Hall County Parks & Leisure, Hall County Master Gardeners maintain the Colonel James Roberts cabin landscape that illustrates the types of trees, scrubs, and kitchen garden that would have existed during the Revolutionary and Civil War eras in North Georgia. Visitors can step back in time and explore the grounds and learn about the history of this important site.
Our demonstration gardens at the UGA Extension Hall County office feature plants that grow well in our Zone 7B climate. Plants featured in this garden highlight pollinator-friendly plants, proper pruning methods, and small fruit and ornamental plant for both sun and shade. This demonstration garden is a great educational resource for any type of gardener.
Longstreet 1875 Heritage Landscape
The Longstreet Society works to preserve the history of the 19th century Longstreet-Piedmont Hotel, and one way they do this is by maintaining demonstration gardens of heritage plants. The Hall County Master Gardeners assist in this effort by installing and caring for heritage plants that include fruit trees, camellias, and various ornamental shrubs.
Each year, the Hall County Extension takes part in Ag Day, a county-wide event that gives elementary students a chance to learn about agriculture and where their food comes from. Along with the help of Master Gardener Extension volunteers and various agricultural entities, the Extension sets up learning stations for students to rotate through.