Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 24, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach pub provides information on Iowa’s ticks

May 19, 2016

Rhubarb is a widely-grown plant that can make an excellent addition to a number of dishes and meals.

May 12, 2016

With spring’s arrival, fruit trees are blooming across home landscapes, as their owners hope for a tasty harvest. However, pests that afflict them can throw a wrench into those plans.

May 9, 2016

Identifying and controlling scale insects focus of ISU Extension and Outreach publication

May 9, 2016

Some flowers take special care, and ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help decipher these issues.

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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