Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 1, 2015

The Sac County Extension and Outreach office, along with Denise Lake from the Giftique, are offering a hanging basket workshop on May 26.  This hands-on workshop will provide techniques on creating shape and adding design to your baskets or flower pots.  We will have one hanging basket and flowers for everyone who attends.  You are welcome to plant more if you’d like, however we do ask you bring your own flowers.  Cost is $5.  Workshop will take place at the Sac County Extension office from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Kindly RSVP by May 22 by calling 712-662-7131.

April 30, 2015

The Sac County Extension & Outreach office is offering the use of the Sac City Community Gardens.  

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.

  • One-on-one financial counseling, computerized analysis of the farm business, and referral to other extension programs or outside services that may be useful in farm financial planning.

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

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