Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

January 29, 2015

Register before March 30 for workshop on selling mushrooms in Iowa.

January 29, 2015

The 10-year reclassification recognizes Iowa State’s commitment to community engagement through teaching and learning, research, extension and outreach, and economic development programs.

January 29, 2015

At this stage of winter, trees on Iowa’s landscape are still months from blooming and providing shade, which makes this the prime time of the year to give trees a tune-up with pruning. 

Mini-grant
January 28, 2015

Not-for-profit organizations need to apply by March 6th.

January 23, 2015

As Iowa gardeners dig into the produce they harvested in the fall, they may be having issues with produce storage, leading to disappointment.  

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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