Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Plant Problems
April 5, 2021

Observe your plants to prevent problems

Soil
April 5, 2021

Information on how to take a soil sample in your lawn or garden.
 
 

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Training
March 30, 2021

Farmers Market Nutrition Program webinar training for new and returning farmers market vendors March 25 or April 21.  

Fertilizer Spring Lawn Care
March 25, 2021

Follow best practices to jumpstart your lawn in the upcoming weeks

Gardening to Give
March 11, 2021

Gardening to Give, a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities, on March 15.

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

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.

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