Yard & Garden/Horticulture

A Quick Reference to Butler County Residents - Be sure to check out all the links at "Resources from ISU Extension" on this page for more information!

If you have a question on a subject below here is a quick reference -

Iowa State Horticultural Organization

Minnesota State Horticultural Society

Horticulture and Home Pest News

Local Highlights

April 1, 2021

Find 100+ publications with facts about flowers, vegetables, herbs, fruits, lawns, trees and scrubs on the ISU Extension Store: www.store.extension.iastate.edu

See FLYER

October 5, 2020

New video series provides information on in-field methods for assessing health.  

Soil Health Assessment Video

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

Statewide Resources

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • A collection of encylopedia articles focused on common insects and dieases found around the house, in yards and throughout gardens.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

  • Horticulture and Home Pest News is a one-stop-shop for all news and resources related to horticulture and home pests. This website is curated by our horticulture, plant pathology and entomology extension specialists with new information being added frequently.

  • Focused on developing strategies that enhance crop production, soil health, and cropping system profitability in vegetable cropping systems in Iowa.

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