Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 18, 2017
Youth will learn to grow food and enjoy that food; while being active and healthy through garden-related activities! 
April 6, 2017
Designed to teach techniques on creating a beautifully planted pot for your home!
January 21, 2014

The latest edition of the Buchanan County Master Gardener's Newsletter, Off Shoots.

March 10, 2017

Please plan to attend if you would like to be a vendor at the Independence Farmers Market!

February 24, 2017
Saturday, February 25; registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

Statewide Resources

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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

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