Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 19, 2015

Have you ever wanted to know how to preserve and cook with your own home-grown herbs?  Have you had questions about where to plant, how much sun, how much water, and fertilizer for your herbs to make them thrive?  Join Holly VanHeel, ISU Extension & Outreach Human Sciences Program Specialist and a local Master Gardener, on Thursday, July 16th, for an evening of recipes, snacks and great information!

Statewide Resources

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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