Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

February 27, 2017

Plans are in the works for the Plymouth County 4-H Foundation to host the Ready, Set, Glow with 4-H Fun Walk and 5K Run Fundraiser on Saturday, April 8th.  This event will kick off at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds.  There will be a 1 mile fun walk and a 5K run.    

March 8, 2017

Whether you own 1 acre or 1,000 acres, actions you take on your land can have an important impact on wildlife that rely on our privately own lands to thrive.  

March 1, 2017

The Plymouth County Extension Office has opening for a 4-H summer youth assistant.  

May 11, 2015

Minimize food safety risks at Farmers Markets through free online courses

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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