Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

ISU Words on Wellness
June 23, 2020

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. Check back monthly for the latest edition!

Healthy Cass County
April 14, 2020

Resource Guide a Collaboration between Healthy Cass County, Cass County ISU Extension, and Cass County Local Food Policy Council 

Grow Another Row Cass County
April 6, 2020

Partnership Program Encourages Residents to grow and share excess produce in 2020

Farmers Markets of Cass County
March 14, 2020

UPDATE: This free workshop will be held via teleconference from 12:30-3:30 PM

Master Gardener Logo
March 7, 2020

Annual Scholarship Award to Encourage Horticulture Careers

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

Statewide Resources

  •  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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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