Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 26, 2015

Enter your garden in the Allamakee County Fair Home Judged Garden Class! This project may consist of a vegetable or flower garden in your backyard or community garden.

May 19, 2015

The Iowa Master Woodland Managers Program is primarily intended to serve woodland owners and land managers, but may also be of interest to school teachers, loggers, and government employees.

April 21, 2015

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 19-21, 2015.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows!
Big 4 5K Run/Walk information

April 21, 2015

The 2015 Open Class Exhibit Building booklet and event listings, now available online!  The Allamakee Master Gardeners look forward to seeing you at the Fair.

August 3, 2012

Bring the lid of your pressure canner and we will test it for you to see that the guage is accurate.

Allamakee Master Gardeners

Farmers Market

Yard and Garden On Line

Horticulture Hotline - Questions answered on lawn garden and landscape plants. 515-294-3108

Reiman Gardens

Gardening Publications

Check out Gardening Resources from ISU Extension (RG 104 ) for a list of more than 100 publications with facts you can use whether your garden has flowers, herbs, fruits or vegetables. Also find lists of publications related to lawn, shrubs and trees. This two-page piece is free.

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists.

  • Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Iowa State University Extension, and share their time and expertise with other gardeners.

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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