Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 17, 2016

Come learn more about gardening from the Mahaska County Master Gardeners
on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm.

May 9, 2016

Do you have more garden produce than you (and family and friends) can use?  Don't let it go to waste!

April 2, 2016

It is time to garden at the Oskaloosa Community Gardens!   Click the link above for more information. 

January 21, 2016

For gardeners interested in learning more and sharing their horticulture knowledge!  Click the link above for full details about Master Gardeners and the training.

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 many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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