Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

September 18, 2014

One of the best aspects of fall gardening is the harvesting of pumpkins and squash. Get the most from various squash varieties this fall.

August 8, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Wright County is offering 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 with the Emerald Ash Borer recently found in adjacent counties, Wright County ISU Extension is offering these educational seminars at no charge to the public.

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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