Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Summer STEM Camp
April 27, 2016

2016 Muscatine County summer STEM camps registration is open!

Master Gardener
May 23, 2016

Master Gardeners are enthusiastic and willing to learn.  Prior gardening expereinces is not required.  Register now for the Master Gardeners training offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Muscatine County.  Complete the training and volunteer internship to earn the title of Master Gardener!

Growing Season 2016 Summer Webcast Series
May 4, 2016

Three part series provides information on shade, trees and native garden insects

Preserve the Taste of Summer
May 1, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Health program specialists are eager to announce Preserve the Taste of Summer, a food preservation program comprised of both online lessons and hands-on workshops.

Master Gardener Logo
December 4, 2015

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar series in 2016. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning the realities of hunger in Iowa, the best way to work with food banks, food safety and more. The webinar are also open to interested public.  

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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