Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Mennonite Greenhouse Guide

Check out Gardening Resources from ISU Extension (RG 104 ) for a list of more than 100 publications with facts you can use.

Local Highlights

hand pumping water from hydrant
May 24, 2019

Local site is the Decorah Farmers Market!

Flooded field/waterway
May 20, 2019

Please check out  the resources ISU Extension and Outreach offers for flooding.  

Flowers and Butterfly
April 8, 2019

Master Gardener is back!

Monarch Butterfly
February 13, 2019

This event will be held at the Chickasaw County Extension Office Tuesday, March 5th at 1:00 pm.  It is free and open to the public. 

tree pruning demonstration
March 8, 2018

Learn how to properly prune and manage your fruit trees.

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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