Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 3, 2014

Sadly, by the time home owners notice tree problems it is often too late.  Marion County Extension has resources to help in the diagnosis.

Marion County

Master Gardeners

For horticulture questions...call Marion County Extension (641-842-2014) or email  hortline@iastate.edu.

 

The Green Scene: 

 

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Other Hort Sites

Gardening Info
Gardening information from the University of Missouri
Tree ID

An interactive key for identification of Common Iowan trees.
Choosing Trees
 
A guide from Iowa State Extension on how to choose the best tree for your site
Trees Forever

An organization whose mission is "To plant and care for trees and the environment by empowering people, building community, and promoting stewardship."

 

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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