Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

December 28, 2016

The conference will be held Jan. 26-27 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, Iowa.

December 14, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Boone County welcomes Alex Merk to the staff. Merk joined the organization as program coordinator on December 5.

December 14, 2016

Multiple tracks of speakers will help attendees fit day to meet their needs.

November 29, 2012

If you have an interest in gardening and would like to volunteer in your community, check out the Boone County Master Gardener program!


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.

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

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

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