Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 16, 2015

New Detection of Invasive Pest Discovered in Rural Dallas County

April 13, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to divide perennials. 

April 7, 2015

See what Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is doing in your community!

April 7, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in nutrition and health, Mary Krisco, is looking to recruit volunteers from Dallas County to become WIN Program volunteer educators.

April 7, 2015

Spring has sprung, and yards across the state are getting greener by the day. That means people are thinking about yard care – and how to control crabgrass, a common problem.

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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