Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

August 4, 2016

The Iowa Master Gardener class will be offered at the Hardin County Extension Office. Participants will learn best practices for designing gardens, home landscaping, lawn management, fruit culture, growing vegetables, growing house plants, and managing diseases and pests. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings, September 20 to November 29, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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February 27, 2012

"Words on Wellness", a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into  daily living for you and your family.
 

June 24, 2011

Check out sources of locally grown wholesome food and locally produced products.

November 4, 2010

Click here to find the most recent version of the the MG News & Views.

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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