Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Canned Vegetables
April 24, 2017

Food Preservation 101 is a 90-minute overview of general food preservation principles. The class includes current recommendations for canning, freezing and drying, display of equipment and utensils and sources for safe and tested food preservation information. 

Female Palmer Amaranth
March 15, 2017

Topics to be covered at these meetings include: Palmer amaranth identification, management in crop and CRP areas, and a discussion of common questions and concerns with Palmer amaranth.

4-H Project Book
August 7, 2014

The Keokuk County Expo Fair has come to an end. Now what? Get your forms here to finish your record books and prepare for Awards Night!

Purple Flowers
March 28, 2017

The Hortline,  staffed by volunteers,  will be open from 9 -11a.m. every Monday and Friday plus 1-3p.m. every Wednesday. Master Garderns can assist you with questions ranging from lawn care to fruit and vegetable production to ornamentals to pest management and much more! 

Fruits and Vegetables
March 13, 2017

Presented by Iowa State University Food Science and Human Nutrition and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, The Adventure Comes to You brings cutting edge research from Iowa State University to the citizens of Iowa. 

Tomato Diseases and Problems  from Texas A&M

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

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