Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Field of melons
July 27, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach publication provides information for growing all types of melon

July 14, 2016

Diseases that attack them and limit their potential are no fun to deal with

July 8, 2016

 Problems can pop up that limit squash's success and hinder its overall growth

Young girl in garden
July 6, 2016

Want kids to eat their vegetables and do better in school? Get them involved in gardening

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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