Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 22, 2014

Are you interested in walnut growth and production?  Want to know more about tree plantation thinning?  Then this field day is for you!

April 22, 2014

Did you miss out on our Fruit Tree Pruning and Training workshop in March?  If so, you can find some helpful hints here!

April 14, 2014

Have you ever thought of what it would be like to have a beehive?  Do you wonder what it would take to keep bees and increase the population?  Here is your chance to find out!

March 25, 2014

Are you heading to school or going back to put your green thumb to use?  If so, check out this great opportunity!

November 25, 2013

Have you been apart of programs in Louisa County?  Do you want to see more programming in Louisa County?  Let us know which programs you would like in the new year!

Louisa County Master Gardener News!!

Yes we have a Thriving (and Growing!) Master Gardener Club open to Extension-Trained Master Gardener Interns and Certified Master Gardeners. 

Watch this spot for news on upcoming meetings and everything else you need to know!

Louisa MG Activities for 2011

Louisa Master Gardener Bylaws

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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