Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Check out Gardening Resources from ISU Extension (RG 104 ) for a list of more than 100 publications with facts you can use whether your garden has flowers, herbs, fruits or vegetables. Also find lists of publications related to lawn, shrubs and trees. This two-page piece is free.


Winneshiek Master Gardeners

Local Highlights

October 9, 2019

The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the Winneshiek County Master Gardeners.

August 13, 2019

Landowners can help document monarch habitat by mapping their milkweed with the new, free mobile app, HabiTally, available on any iOS device.

April 30, 2019

Interested in learn how you can preserve that wonderful garden produce? 

March 20, 2019

The Winneshiek County Extension Office will be hosting a series of Master Gardener webcasts in April, May and June. Each session is one hour and open to the public.

March 14, 2019

Spring time is slowing coming around the corner but bring flooding with it!

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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