Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Steve & Rosie Christensen
March 14, 2014

Steve and Rosie Christensen of Riceville were recently honored as 2014 Friends of Extension.

April 10, 2014

ISU Forestry Extension, IDNR Foresters and US Forest Service Personnel will conduct a forestry field day on Friday, May 2.  The field day location is at the Haugen family forestland, Lansing, IA.

Staff with the Mobile Experience.
September 19, 2012

Howard County Extension helped with educating 4th graders and 10th graders during the Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest at the America's Farmer Mobile Experience.

August 3, 2011

Canning and preserving your fruits and vegetables will allow you to enjoy the produce from your garden all year long. Join us for these workshops and learn how to safely and effectively make jam, pickles, salsa and more.

September 10, 2008

Barn Quilts have arrived in Howard County wrapping the county in lots of warm colors for fall.

HORTICULTURE RESOURCES:

Iowa State Horticulture Society

Trees Forever

Howard County Master Gardeners - Check us out and see what we are all about.

Mennonite Greenhouse Guide

Weeds To Avoid

Check out Gardening Resources from ISU Extension (RG 104 ) for a list of more than 100 publications with facts you can use.

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • 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.

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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