Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

September 9, 2019

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a three-session“Healthy & Homemade” cooking series from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office located at 400 Central Avenue Northwest in Orange City. The “Healthy & Homemade” program focuses on using a person’s time, money and skills wisely to save money while still preparing nutritious and safe meals.

August 12, 2019

 Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Horticulture Program Coordinator Dawn Henderson will present “Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter” at three different locations in Northwest Iowa during September. As fall arrives, gardeners will begin winterizing their garden for the year.

July 1, 2019
February 2, 2012

Clippings is a weekly newsletter from ISU Extension and Outreach featuring research-based information written by ISU Extension and Outreach program specialists serving Northwest Iowa. 

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.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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