Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

January 20, 2021

Horticulture Holidays added to our garden resources, related projects, activities (for all ages), and tips!  These items were first featured on the Mahaska County Master Gardener Facebook page starting in March 2020.

January 12, 2021
Are you a beginner to vegetable gardening or a gardener who wants to learn more? Seed to Supper is a series of educational presentations about vegetable gardening being offered by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners, free and open to the public.
January 7, 2021

Resolutions many gardeners have going into this growing season were discussed at this recent event.  ISU Extension and Outreach informaiton on many was provided.

female cardinal perched on wood
January 4, 2021

Watching and feeding birds is a hobby enjoyed by many.  Learn more about it January 12.

ISUEO red Coffee Mug
January 4, 2021

Take a break and join us on a winter morning as we talk horticulture!

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.

Share |