Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

March 29, 2021

Training is available to anyone with computer access and includes 17 online modules.

August 13, 2020

Application is open for upcoming Master Gardener training in Lucas County. Due September 1!

June 1, 2020

Explore the basics of pressure canning, hot water bath canning, dehydration, and freezing.

April 23, 2020

The Siouxland Garden Show is offering 4 more weeks of their free, virtual educational series! 

April 23, 2020

Learn to sately identify and forage local mushrooms.

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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