Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

large orange flower
April 13, 2021

Come to our plant sale May 8th at our NEW LOCATION starting at 8:00 am to 11:00 am.  We will be at the 4H Building on Westfair Fairgrounds, 22984 US-6, Council Bluffs, IA.

Picture of an Orange Zennia
May 8, 2017

Need help with a plant problem or identifing a plant?  The West Pottawattamie Master Gardeners are starting a Help Line to help with these and other problems.  We are closed now for the Fall and Winter.  Please check back for our opening dates in the Spring.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • 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.

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