Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Muscatine Research Farm Sign
August 13, 2018

Soybean nematode cyst interaction with cover crops as well as Pepper & Muskmelon cultivar trials will be featured at Field Day!

Field Day Tour Stop
July 26, 2018
Farmers, farmer advisors and the general public are invited to attend the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm’s fall field day on Sept. 6 beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Master Conservation Logo
July 26, 2018

The Muscatine and Louisa County Extension Councils have partnered together to present Master Conservationist in the Fall of 2019.  This is a program that has not been availalbe in Louisa County for several years!  A few slots are still available -- sign up now!

Louisa County Master Gardener News!!

Yes we have a Thriving (and Growing!) Master Gardener Club open to Extension-Trained Master Gardener Interns and Certified Master Gardeners. 

Watch this spot for news on upcoming meetings and everything else you need to know!

Louisa Master Gardener Bylaws

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

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

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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