Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

February 11, 2015

Come to our Backyard Gardening workshop on Saturday, March 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for a taste of spring!  We are at a new location this year: Rockwell City Community Room C next to the Library.

February 10, 2015

The final segment on March 12 in the Winter Webinar Series explores how Master Gardeners are engaging in school gardens and supporting systems change for health. Sign up today!

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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