Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 12, 2021

Look here for garden resources, related projects, activities (for all ages), and tips!  Handouts and materials from events can be found here as well.

March 31, 2021

Mahaska County Master Gardeners have a seed library available for gardeners.

March 30, 2021
Free virtual workshops will offer a look at common disease and insect issues in landscape plants and woodlands.
March 22, 2021

WE are chanign our plans and meeting inperson for the Container Flower Gardening presentation on April 13.

tomato surplus
February 26, 2021

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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