Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

August 25, 2014

The Poweshiek County Master Gardeners will be hosting the third session of the "Totally Trees" series at the Drake Community Library on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

June 18, 2014

The Iowa Master Gardener program and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are once again offering a series of summer garden webinars for the general public.

Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes. Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and because the Emerald Ash Borer is advancing across the state, the theme for the 2014 summer webinars is Totally Trees.

June 18, 2014

Poweshiek County Master Gardeners are hosting a fundraiser, Master Garden Tour, in Montezuma on July 5th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends or family to stroll through the beautiful gardens in Montezuma.

June 20, 2013

Poweshiek County Master Gardeners are hosting a fundraiser Master Garden Tour in Montezuma on July 6thfrom 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends or family to stroll through the beautiful gardens in Montezuma.

November 21, 2012

The annual Master Gardener's Calendar is now available in time for the holidays!

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • 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.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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