Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

September 23, 2016

The resources on this page provide information Iowans can use to plan before a flood situation, recover and clean up from flood water damage, and conserve water.

September 22, 2016

Helpful Resources about Emerald Ash Borer and Tree Planting Information.

September 9, 2016

While flowering plants have a limited growing season outdoors, the 2017 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Garden Calendar showcases plants that can keep a home bright and beautiful throughout the year.

May 4, 2016

The 2016 Market will be held from 5-7 pm on Fridays from May 13 through October 21 and on Tuesdays from June 7 through October 18.  The location is the Main Street Square at the corner of 1st Avenue NW and 1st Street NW in Hampton.  To qualify for the WIC program, we must keep these hours. 

September 9, 2015

The council is the county governing body of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

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

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