Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Summer STEM Camp
April 27, 2016

2016 Muscatine County summer STEM camps registration is open!

Master Gardener
April 21, 2016

Plant Sale!  Saturday, May 14th, 8 am to noon

Preserve the Taste of Summer
April 21, 2016

Join us for Food Preservation 101 - Thursday, May 12th, noon to 1 pm at Muscatine Hy-Vee!

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.  

Junior Master Gardener
October 1, 2015

Junior Master Gardener program helps provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind. Find out more about our local club starting at Grant Elementary in Muscatine.

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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