Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Allamakee Master Gardeners

Farmers Market

Yard and Garden On Line

Emerald Ash Borer
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Information Network
- Management Options
- Options for Protecting Ash Trees

Horticulture Hotline - Questions answered on lawn garden and landscape plants. 515-294-3108

Reiman Gardens

Gardening Publications

Check out Gardening Resources from ISU Extension (RG 104 ) for a list of more than 100 publications with facts you can use whether your garden has flowers, herbs, fruits or vegetables. Also find lists of publications related to lawn, shrubs and trees. This two-page piece is free.

Local Highlights

April 27, 2021

Spring is here and fresh fruits and vegetables will soon be ready.  The Waukon Farmers Market in Waukon will start its seventeeth season this year.

rhubarb
April 26, 2021

Tips and suggestions about caring for rhubarb

Iowa Nature
April 15, 2021

New series is a one-stop shop for educational materials about nature

April 6, 2021

Preserving your own foods can be a lot quicker and easier than you might think. It’s a great way to have delicious, local food all year long. An introductory course and four hands-on workshops offer you the opportunity to learn safe food preservation techniques.

March 31, 2021

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • Are interested in gardening and horticulture
  • Are curious and love to learn
  • Can make a commitment to the program – 40 volunteer hours and 40 education hours in the first two years. Then 20 volunteer hours and 10 education hours after the Master Gardener training.

We welcome participants with all levels of gardening experience.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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