Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Selecting a Christmas Tree
November 18, 2016

Matching the right tree to the right home environment is crucial

ISU Landscape design
November 15, 2016

Five lessons offered by Iowa State Department of Horticulture

Winter care house plants
November 3, 2016

What are optimal suggestions for houseplants in winter?

Des Moines Worm Hunt
October 19, 2016

School-based initiatives around Iowa highlighting healthy food in October

Overwinter geraniums
September 30, 2016

Geraniums are ill-equipped to survive harsh winter conditions, however there is a solution

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

 

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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

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