Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Community Agriculture Programs Coordinator Job Opening
August 7, 2014

The role of the Community Agriculture Programs Coordinator is to coordinate promotion, delivery, evaluation, and development of agricultural and horticultural community education programs at Linn County Extension. Application due by August 25, 2014.

free garden classes at hiawatha public library iowa
August 21, 2014

Join us for a class during November at the Hiawatha Public Library.  Topics include Growing Succulents in the Midwest, Houseplants, Decorating Winter Pots and more.

Free garden classes marion public library iowa
August 20, 2014

Join us for a class during October at the Marion Public Library.  Topics include Plants for Winter Interests, Spring Flowering Bulbs, Tree Care 101 and more.

Ely Iowa Public Library Free Garden Classes
August 20, 2014

Join us for a class during October at the Ely Public Library.  Topics include Miniature Gardens for the Young and Young at Heart, Putting you Landscape to Bed, Growing Succulents in the Midwest and more.

North Liberty Public Library Garden Classes
August 19, 2014

Join us for a class during September at the Library in North Liberty.  Topics include Bulbs All Year Long, Putting you Landscape to Bed and more.

Linn County Extension Master Gardeners:
HORTLINE: (319) 447-0647
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Who are Master Gareners? How can you become a Master Gardener?
Request a Master Gardener speaker for your organization
Information for Master Gardeners & Interns - Germinator, Hortline schedule, service forms
The People's Garden at Hiawatha Elementary School

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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