Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

March 14, 2018

The latest edition of the Buchanan County Master Gardener's Newsletter, Off Shoots.

strawberries on plant
February 16, 2021

Buchanan County to host training March 25 & April 21 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 

August 6, 2020

Now open Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. 

Monarch on flower
June 4, 2020

Five-part online course begins Monday, June 8, from 6-7 p.m.

man in garden
May 22, 2020

The importance of urban conservation and useful stormwater management practices

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

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.

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