Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

November 3, 2014

Anyone interested in learning more about windbreak design, installation, maintenance, and windbreak cost-share assistance must attended this FREE meeting!!

Judge at Fair
October 6, 2014
"It was a judge when I was in 4-H that suggested I try to use my artistic talent toward architecture. And it was a judge that taught me to shake hands and it was a 4-H judge that helped me understand the value of neatness."

4-H Judges have fun themselves AND make a differernce!  Become a 4-H Judge by attending a 4-H Judges Training on Saturday, November 8, 2014..

April 30, 2013

Tune in to local radio to hear Extension Agriculturalist/Horticulturalist Darbee Wellman discuss gardening tips, lawn care advice, and research-based horticulture information for both novices and Master Gardeners alike.  Find out when to listen!

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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