Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Upcoming Horticulture Events:

  • January 14 @ 6:30 p.m. - Houseplants & Propagation - ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City
  • February 12 @ 5:30 p.m. - Women in Ag "Galentine's" Gardening Party - ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City
  • February 17 @ 6:00 p.m. - Master Gardener Quarterly Meeting - ISU Extension and Outreach O'Brien County Office, Primghar

Horticulture News Archives:

To be added to the Horticulture News email list, contact Dawn at 712-472-2576 or email dawnh@iastate.edu. 

Master Gardener Information:

Current Master Gardeners: Quarterly Master Gardener Meetings for 2020 are currently being scheduled. The first will be February 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the ISU Extension and Outreach O'Brien County office in Primghar. More details on future gatherings will be coming soon!

Future Master Gardeners: The Iowa Master Gardener Training will be hosted in Orange City during the Fall of 2020. It is tentatively being planned for Monday evenings, August 24 through November 23, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County office in Orange City. More information will be available soon, but in the meantime, questions can be directed to Dawn at 712-472-2576 or dawnh@iastate.edu.


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Local Highlights

January 16, 2020

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Women in Agriculture are invited to attend a garden-themed “Galentine’s Day” Party hosted by Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach on Wednesday, Feb. 12 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Sioux County office located at 400 Central Avenue Northwest in Orange City. The program is being hosted as part of the regional Women in Ag group which strives to provide opportunities for education and networking of local Northwest Iowa women in agriculture.

July 1, 2019
March 1, 2017

Clippings now includes more diverse topics that go beyond horticulture, though horticulture will still be an occasional and timely topic. The column will remain focused on research-based information written by ISU Extension and Outreach program specialists.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

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

  • 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 & 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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