Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

August 16, 2018

Search here to prevent those pests! Emerald Ash Borers and Japanese Beetles

August 9, 2017

From ISU- https://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/new-emerald-ash-borer-resources-available-isu-extension-and-outreach-forestry-program 

Publications provide list of arborists, tree varieties

July 28, 2016

Want to learn more about Japanese beetles and how to control them?

June 29, 2016
Want to learn more about how this destructive insect works and potential treatment options?  
August 26, 2013

The Mills County Master Gardeners Plant Wise newsletter is Mills County's own horticulture newsletter.  Published monthly, each issue contains timely gardening advice from Iowa State University personnel, Mills County Master Gardeners, and other research-based sources. Keep up to date on current plant diseases, insects, plants, and horticulture events of local interest!

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

Statewide Resources

  • 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 Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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