Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

October 12, 2015

Course delivers innovative turfgrass information and management practices

October 9, 2015

Winter is just around the corner, and while evergreen trees are built to survive the cold weather, they still need care and preventive measures during the colder months of the year. What are the best suggestions?

October 6, 2015

Training offers tips on high tunnel construction and operation

October 6, 2015

Master gardening trainees to get certification after class completion

October 5, 2015

 These blemishes are only skin deep. Fungi grow on the surface of apple and pear skins and cause a set of problems known as sooty blotch and flyspeck.

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 to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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