Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Grow Another Row Cass County
February 24, 2021

AmeriCorps Funded Position will help coordinate food rescue county-wide

Position runs from April-November of 2021- Application now open

Todd Turner with Award
February 19, 2021

Local volunteer donated over 400 hours of time in 2020

apply today
February 10, 2021

Two positions available- DEADLINE EXTENDED- application materials due Monday, February 22 by Noon for consideration

Master Gardener Logo
February 5, 2021

Annual Scholarship Award to Encourage Horticulture Careers

ISU Words on Wellness
February 1, 2021

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. NEWS for Older Adults is a newsletter with nutrition tips and recipes specifically targeted to older residents. Check back monthly for the latest edition of each!

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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