Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

December 17, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Harrison County is excited to announce that Annie’s Project will be offered in Logan. A steering committee met on December 15th in the conference room of the Harrison County Extension and Outreach Office.  The purpose of the meeting was to establish the dates, times and topics for this six week course.

June 16, 2006

Living on Acreages is for everyone thinking of moving to an acreage or inhabiting one now. It provides a valuable instruction manual and reference to everything from building and andscaping in the country to maintaining rural property. Select the blue te

April 26, 2006

In addition to being a beautiful tree, Blue Spruces make excellent wind breaks and for the most part grow quite well here in Harrison County. When we see diseases in blue spruce, which is not often, it usually is one of two different types. Click the bl

June 7, 2005

Looking for information on lawn care, tree care or gardening--this is a great resource. Once connected make sure to select Gardening in the Zone link.

May 27, 2005

ISU Extension, along with other informational partners, publish newsletters available to everyone throughout the state. So if you are looking for a newsletter you came to the right place.

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

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