Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

September 4, 2015

For many, hosting birds, butterflies, bees and other guests in the garden is one of the most rewarding aspects of gardening.  This 2016 calendar offers ways to welcome these guests along with striking, close photos.  Stop by the Floyd County Extension office and pick up one for $7.00. 

September 2, 2015

Come visit our new Floyd County Extension and Outreach Facebook page.  Like us and check back to see all of our latest happenings and photos.  https://www.facebook.com/ISUFloydCounty

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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