Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

March 31, 2014

This spring we will be expanding our Waverly Community Sharing Garden from 18 to 41 raised garden beds.

March 26, 2014

Energy efficient native trees and possible replacements for future ash trees will be available at our Tripoli Extension office

March 26, 2014

With the destructive EAB insect recently identified locally, we are hosting two free meetings with the City of Waverly on April 17th

February 12, 2014

We’ve set meetings @ 7PM for the Sumner Library on February 27th and the Denver Library on March 20th.   

August 22, 2013

Volunteers harvest fresh vegetables twice weekly from the large plot in Waverly.  All the fresh produce is donated to appreciative area free meal sites, plus the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, which services 17 NE IA counties. 

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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