Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 28, 2015

Learn about herbs and ask your Gardening Questions on May 5.

April 28, 2015

May Bug Webinar is Beneficial Garden Helpers.

April 28, 2015

Featuring:  Perennials, Annuals (flowers & vegetables) and Second-Time-Around gardening items.   

Proceeds will be used to support future activities and speaker fees. 

Many Mahaska County Master Gardeners events are open to the public without cost because of Plant Sale proceeds.

3rdThurs
March 19, 2015

Join us every THIRD THURSDAY in 2015 for a FREE, fun, educational, and family-friendly workshop.  Workshops will be held at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Oskaloosa from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

March 9, 2015

Why should you garden?  Where are the community gardens in Oskaloosa?  And how do you obtain a plot at one of the community garden spots?

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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