Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

August 20, 2015
Attention Gardeners!
August 17, 2015
Find your inner artist and design a scarecrow to be on display in the Lee Mansion Gardens.
August 17, 2015
Begin the Master Gardener Journey
Core training course offered from September 29 to November 17, 2015
January 21, 2014

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

August 2, 2012

Richard Jauron and other horticulture experts from the department of horticulture at ISU have worked together to create the Yard and Garden FAQ website. 

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 to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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