Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

February 4, 2019

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host three webcasts this winter. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about managing vegetable pests, engaging with new audiences and gardening in containers.

November 19, 2018

Join us for the 1 pm game against Texas at The Wheelhouse on Saturday, March 2, 2019!

November 7, 2018

Five Woodbury County residents were elected to the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County Council in the Nov. 6 general election.

September 26, 2018

Annie’s Project, a six-week course designed especially to help farm women develop their management and decision-making skills, is being offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Plymouth County. Online registration is available at www.aep.iastate.edu/womeninag or at the Plymouth County Extension and Outreach office.  Classes will be held at Plymouth County Extension and Outreach Office, on Mondays from 6:00 p.m. –  9:00 p.m. beginning November 12 and continuing Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17.  A light meal will be provided at 5:30 p.m.  The cost is $75.00.

August 9, 2018

Learn to cook with the fall produce available right here in your backyard and enjoy a delicious meal!

Have a question related to horticulture (including garden pests)?

 

Contact the ISU Hortline for
advice at no cost to you!


(515) 294-3108
M-F, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.
or via email at hortline@iastate.edu

 

 

Become a Master Gardener · Master Gardener Application

Master Gardener Volunteer Reporting System

Master Gardener Hours Reporting Form

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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