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

June 17, 2022

Come see us at our new location at 506 W. Milwaukee Street, New Hampton starting June 28th!  

Purple Lilac
October 5, 2021

Many have been asking about this, find out the answer!

Canned vegetables
September 9, 2020

Preserving your own foods can be a lot quicker and easier than you might think.  It's a great way to have delicious, local food all year long.  Four hands-on workshops offer you the opportunity to learn safe food preservation techniques.  

Corn plant drying in the sun
August 24, 2020

You will find many drought and derecho/storm damage resources that are available. 

Canned foods
July 28, 2020

During this free, one-hour online course, nutrition and wellness specialists will:

  • Discuss various food preservation techniques – pressure canning, hot water bath canning, dehydration and freezing;
  • Provide science-based, reliable food preservation resources; and
  • Answer general food preservation questions.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Focused on developing strategies that enhance crop production, soil health, and cropping system profitability in vegetable cropping systems in Iowa.

  • 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 and Home Pest News is a one-stop-shop for all news and resources related to horticulture and home pests. This website is curated by our horticulture, plant pathology and entomology extension specialists with new information being added frequently.

  • A collection of encyclopedia articles focused on common insects and diseases found around the house, in yards and throughout gardens.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

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