Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 19, 2022

Registration is open for an upcoming Floral Arranging Workshop with the Kossuth County Master Gardeners, ISU Extension and Outreach of Kossuth County and Bloom Floral.

July 19, 2022

An Emerald Ash Borer Public Meeting is being held at the Kossuth County Extension office from 6-7:30 pm.

June 15, 2022

Training will benefit individuals wanting to deepen their understanding of horticulture, connect with their communities, and participate in a hybrid classroom setting. 

Seed Exchange Participants
February 25, 2022

Fourteen local gardening enthusiasts participated in a Seed Exchange on Wednesday, February 23rd at the Burt Activity Complex. The event, held for the second year in a row, was hosted in partnership by the Burt Public Library, ISU Extension and Outreach of Kossuth County, and Kossuth County Master Gardeners.

Seed Exchange Flyer
January 21, 2022

It may be cold and snowy now, but spring is just around the corner!  Brenda Bormann, a local Master Gardner Intern, expresses “It’s time to think gardening and getting your hands dirty”!

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

Statewide Resources

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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