MOUNTAIN GARDENING – (Simulcast) by Jacob Williams
4 Sessions - No Special Requirements other than COVID guidelines.
This course will cover gardening. Whether you are an experienced gardener or want to learn more about gardening in the mountains, there’s always something new to learn in the plant world. We will learn about soils, proper planting, pollinator and vegetable gardening, dealing with pests, wildlife challenges, and pruning. If you are new to the mountains or gardening this class will help get you started in the right direction.
Jacob is the Agricultural and Natural Resources Extension Agent for Towns and Union counties. He started working for UGA Extension back in June of 2018. Before working for Extension, he worked at Speedling Inc. Blairsville as Lead Grower. Jacob earned his Bachelors and Masters from Auburn University graduating in December of 2016. Both degrees were in the field of agronomy, specializing in weed science. He has presented posters on his Masters research across the U.S. as a member of the Weed Science Society of America. Before attending Auburn, Jacob lived in North Africa as the son of missionaries. That is where he gained interest in using agriculture to serve others, which has lead him to work for UGA Extension. He is married to Morgan Owenby Williams of Blairsville, GA and they have one daughter, Cora Williams.