Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

June 17, 2016

Gardens need special care and watering, especially in hot summer months

May 27, 2016

Goal to provide FDA with guidance to add aronia to approved fruit list

May 27, 2016

ISU Research Farms will be hosting garden field days at seven locations this July and August

May 26, 2016

Delayed mowing can help give nesting birds and deer a safe place to raise young

May 26, 2016

It’s a great tree to have on a landscape, but it can run into problems...

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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