Tom Martella planting a living shoreline on the Connecticut coast

Extension Garden Programs

Extension garden programs cover the full spectrum of topics aligned to the CAHNR strategic initiatives:

  • Ensuring a vibrant and sustainable agricultural industry and food supply
  • Enhancing health and well-being locally, nationally, and globally
  • Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion through anti-racist approaches
  • Advancing adaptation and resilience in a changing climate
  • Fostering sustainable landscapes across urban-rural interface

Programs delivered by Extension reach individuals, communities, and businesses across the state.

girl holding vegetables

Why Extension

UConn Extension is on a collaborative journey. We work together with families, students, communities, businesses, farmers and statewide partners. We educate. We convene diverse groups to help solve problems. Join us.

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Garden fact sheets

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Programs and events throughout the state

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Conduct Integrated Pest Management (IPM) differently because of UConn Extension

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Unique users to the Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online (CT ECO) mapping website