Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 23, 2015

On August 4 we will meet with two of our community gardens facilitators and plot holders.

July 22, 2015

Come learn about the second most popular home garden vegetable!

July 16, 2015

Mahaska County will be a training location for Fall 2015 ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

May 18, 2015

A Mahaska County Master Gardener will be present at the Mahaska County ISU Extension and Outreach office on Tuesday mornings from 9-11 am for client's horticulture inquires.

April 28, 2015

August Bug Webinar is Management of Japanese Beetles and Other White Grubs.

At the Garden Gate Newsletters

Mahaska County Master Gardeners

Mahaska County Master Gardeners Facebook Page - Facebook.com/mahaskamg

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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