Schrock named GWA Fellow

Denny Schrock, lecturer and Iowa State Master Gardener coordinator was named a Garden Writers Association (GWA) Fellow at the annual awards banquet held during the organization’s international symposium in Pasadena, CA, Sept. 18-21, 2015.  A GWA Fellow is a member in good standing who has demonstrated exceptionally high degrees of skill, professional ethics and dedication… Read More

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program hosts 2015 International Master Gardener Conference

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program, which is housed in the Horticulture Department, in partnership with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Master Gardeners, hosted the 2015 International Master Gardener Conference (IMGC) Sept. 22-25 in Omaha.  IMGC is hosted biennially to provide an opportunity for the sharing of research-based information meant to nourish… Read More

MACHS to be hosted at Iowa State University

The Mid-American Collegiate Horticulture Society (MACHS) is being hosted at Iowa State University this year. The competition moves around from school to school based on college students volunteering to host it. MACHS 2015 will be October 9-10th. ISU has a schedule packed full of amazing tours for participants after the competition. Some of the places… Read More

Alumni Reunion Canceled

The Department of Horticulture Alumni reunion that was scheduled for November 21, 2015 has been canceled.  Unfortunately, we did not have enough interest to make this a viable event.  We will try again at a different time of year next time.  For those of you who were registered to attend, please watch for your refund,… Read More

Locally grown produce

Don’t miss the opportunity to buy locally grown produce freshly harvested at the Horticulture Research Station.  Please click here for information.      

Turfgrass Field Day to be held July 23rd at Horticulture Research Station

Homeowners and professionals will find turf tips on turf and pest management This year’s program includes demonstration projects for those interested in lawn and turfgrass research presented by Iowa State University experts and ISU Extension and Outreach specialists.  The annual event offered to golf course maintenance crews, athletic field managers, lawn care companies and homeowners… Read More

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