Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

MG Training
July 28, 2016
Do you love gardening? Would you like to become a Certified Master Gardener and volunteer in your community?  Training classes are being offered by the Iowa State University at the Mills Extension office in Glenwood, IA
July 28, 2016

Want to learn more about Japanese beetles and how to control them?

June 29, 2016
Want to learn more about how this destructive insect works and potential treatment options?  
August 31, 2015

Food tastings will feature heirloom tomatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, corn, beans and squash.  Homeowners looking for new and heirloom plants to try in their yards and gardens will have a nice variety of vegetables and flowers to view at the annual field day.

August 18, 2015

The Emeral Ash Borer has been identified rather close to home now.  If you have questions, concerns or want to learn more, please check out the attached information.  Please contact Iowa STate University Extension if you have further questions.  We are your Iowa partner.

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • 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.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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