Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 19, 2017

Crop Scouting Basics for Women is a three-session workshop series designed to provide opportunities to learn more about crop development and potential problems. 

May 1, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach Plymouth County will be offering a Vegetable Patio Pots Workshop on Tuesday, May 16th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. 

April 27, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach Plymouth County has a new program coming to Le Mars on Wednesday, May 17th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Lower Level of the Le Mars Convention Center.  

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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