orange tulipClemson Extension agents with primary horticulture responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. They provide expertise in topics ranging from fruits and vegetables, landscape, turf, ornamental plants and issues related to home gardening or commercial production. Many of your home and garden questions can be easily addressed at Clemson's Home and Garden Information Center.

Events (click to view information/registration)


  • Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program (Youth Gardening Series)


Local Agents

S. Cory Tanner - 864-232-4431, shannt@clemson.edu
Horticulture Extension Agent
and Greenville County Master Gardener Coordinator
Greenville, Pickens, Oconee, and Anderson Counties

Services: Assist commercial nursery growers and landscapers with production and maintenance needs by providing educational programs and consultation services.

Claude Smith, Jr., 864-232-4431, csmth@clemson.edu

Services: Assist homeowners and other clientele in the production and/or maintenance of vegetable gardens, fruits, ornamental planting through telephone calls and office calls.

Other Services

  • Home gardening and landscape advice, soil testing, and plant problem solving.  
  • Master Gardener Office is staffed on Monday and Friday mornings, call or stop by with your garden questions.
  • Need an expert speaker for your civic group or school? Our Master Gardener Speaker's Bureau can help!  Email mgspeakers@gmail.com to schedule a speaker.
Visit the statewide Horticulture website.