Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Master Gardener
August 11, 2014

Down to Earth is a regular feature of our website showcasing articles by Madison County Master Gardeners. Current articles:  Lasagna Gardening and Seasonal Do's and Don'ts

September 26, 2014

As fall arrives and the leaves begin to change, we are reminded that it won’t be long until the first frost hits and winter arrives. We all have outdoor plants, but many of us wonder about the best way to treat them to survive winter. 

August 22, 2014

The one-day workshops are important for growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers’ food safety requirements.

New Master Gardner Training
July 9, 2014
 
Become a Master Gardener and join the fun! 
February 10, 2014

If you are ready for something new, consider "gardening up"!

Yard & Garden Information

GARDENING RESOURCES FROM ISU EXTENSION & OUTREACH - list of publications

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.

  • Insecticide evaluation reports and information on specific pests of economic significance to Iowa crop production.

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

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