Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

January 6, 2016

Join other garden enthusiasts at these upcoming gardening seminars:  Linn County Master Gardener Winter Gardening Fair-March 5, Henry County Master Gardener Spring Symposium-March 5, and Art of Gardening in Muscatine on March 19.

October 24, 2015

The Washington County Master Gardeners met October 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office with 17 members present.   Election of officers was held.  President - Don Pfeiffer , Vice-President - Dianne Nelson,  Secretary/Treas. - Becky LaRoche, and Historian - Mary Langr. 

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.

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

  • 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 many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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