Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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January 27, 2015

A Free Seminar! 

Sponsored by  Madison County Master Gardeners

January 23, 2015

As Iowa gardeners dig into the produce they harvested in the fall, they may be having issues with produce storage, leading to disappointment.  

Master Gardener
August 11, 2014

Down to Earth is a regular feature of our website showcasing articles by Madison County Master Gardeners. 
Current articles:   A New Year and New Learning Opportunities and  Boomer Gardening

January 14, 2015

When temperatures are cold outside, it’s the perfect time to plan spring plantings.

January 9, 2015

With cold weather and snow outside, it's a good time to focus on indoor plants. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for keeping indoor plants healthy during winter months.

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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