Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 7, 2015

Keep your locally bought produce fresher, longer

July 7, 2015

With varying weather and temperature, maintaining healthy fruit and vegetable plants can sometimes be a struggle.

June 26, 2015

Knowing how to properly care for trees and how to identify harmful tree abnormalities is a great skill for all tree owners to have.

June 22, 2015

Several common disease problems can damage a rose’s natural beauty. 

June 17, 2015

International MG event in Council Bluffs will expand gardeners’ knowledge of plants and animals native to Midwest

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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