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?

RAGBRAI, Milkweed, Monarchs, Milkweed Matters
July 19, 2016

RAGBRAI riders will help the Monarch butterfly while riding across Iowa by throwing milkweed seedballs along the route.  Learn more about how you can help and the RAGBRAI, Milkweed and Monarch project.

June 29, 2016
Want to learn more about how this destructive insect works and potential treatment options?  
February 2, 2016

Women Gaining Ground Conference coming April 30th.  You will laugh, learn and leave filled with excitement and great ideas to take home.  Cost is $25

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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