Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Jones County Master Gardeners

Activities and Events

Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener? 

Complete an APPLICATION online to become a Master Gardener. 

Master Gardening continuting education opportunities SCHEDULE.

 

Have a question for our Jones County Master Gardeners email them at jonescountymastergardener@iastate.edu.

 

 

 

Jones County Master Gardener Service Record Forms

January - March

 April - June 

July - September

October - December

Local Highlights

August 21, 2020

August 20, 2020, 1:49 pm | Tammy Jacobs

Iowans struggling to deal with the stress from the devastation brought to the state Aug. 10 from a damaging, high-wind derecho can call Iowa Concern for help, 24/7, says Tammy Jacobs, coordinator for the long-time service from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 29, 2020

Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation

November 21, 2019

Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally when most Christmas tree buying occurs. Whether you cut your own tree or buy a pre-cut tree there are several things to consider before buying and when selecting a fresh tree.

September 30, 2019

Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Apple trees are a treat in a home garden, but they are susceptible to a variety of diseases. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach identify several causes of apple blemishes and how to reduce their presence.

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 encylopedia articles focused on common insects and dieases 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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