Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

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 2, 2015

Specific steps must be followed to ensure overwintered plants will return to prominence next spring.

September 28, 2015

Establish pollinator and butterfly gardens using these habitat and plant suggestions

September 25, 2015

The Acreage Living Newsletter focuses on topics of small farm sustainability. 

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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