Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

ISU Words on Wellness
October 9, 2018

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!

Preserve the Taste of Summer Logo
August 10, 2018

Course Covers Overview of Preservation Methods and Resources; Pre-Registration Required

Cole Madsen Scholarship Presentation
June 6, 2018

Cole Madsen, E-EHK Grad, Awarded $1,000 Scholarship to Pursue Horticulture Education

buzzy bee
May 9, 2018

Spend the morning learning about insects with hands-on fun and games. This camp for K-4th grades will run from 9-Noon on Tuesday, May 29th. No cost- but must be pre-registered to attend!

SOFA 24 Bus
May 9, 2018

SOFA (Speak Out for Agriculture) Trip is Set for June 13-14th. Register by May 15th to save your seat on the bus!

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 many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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