Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

We are moving!
August 31, 2019

We have exciting news to share!  The Muscatine County Extension Office will be moving in September 2019.  Find out how you can be a part of this exciting new adventure!

Online Auction Bid
February 12, 2019

Muscatine County Agricultural Extension District excess office supplies and furniture, some HVAC equipment. All items will be sold at public auction online concluding at 12 pm on February 22, 2019.

January 22, 2019

Muscatine County Master Gardeners and Muscatine Community College are teaming up again to present Art of Gardening 2019 - a one day symposium for gardeners of all levels!  March 9, 2019 at Muscatine Community College.

Winter Webcast Series - Master Gardeners 2019
January 19, 2019

Series of three webcasts will be shown at ISU Extension and Outreach Muscatine County Office

Pesticide Safety Education Program
August 20, 2018

Dates for Certified Commercial Pesticide Safety Education Program for applicators Continuing Instructional Courses are available. Please check with the Muscatine County Extension Calendar for the CIC's that will be held at the Muscatine County Extension Office.

Iowa Master Gardener Program

Apply to become an Iowa Master Gardener!  Click here to learn more.


Muscatine County Master Gardener Project Grant Application 


Muscatine County Master Gardener Scholarship Application - open to High School seniors who reside in Muscatine County

Worthwhile Dirt

Muscatine County Master Gardeners' Newsletter

Yard and Garden Online

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.

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

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