Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Nutrition
February 1, 2017
Flip to your favorite cooking show and you may observe the chef
licking their fingers or even cutting vegetables on the same surface
as raw meat! Safe food handling?
Master Gardener
February 1, 2017

The goal of the Warren County Master Gardeners' mini-grant is to provide financial and possibly volunteer assistance with gardening and landscape beautification projects throughout Warren County.

Master Gardener
January 19, 2017

Join the Warren County Master Gardeners and Indianola Parks and Recreation for the 13th annual Think Spring! Garden Seminar, Saturday, February 25.

January 12, 2017

A number of trees and plants can provide a splash of variety to landscapes.

Selecting a Christmas Tree
November 18, 2016

Matching the right tree to the right home environment is crucial

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 many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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