Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Training
February 22, 2021

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

Shade Tree Short Course
December 30, 2020

Virtual Conference February 22-26, 2021

Strawberries
November 4, 2020

Prepare strawberries for winter so they will be successful next year

Emerald Ash Borer
October 27, 2020

Detected in Mills and Shelby counties for the first time.

Horticulture card
October 7, 2020

Horticulture answers and updates will still be available, but in a different format

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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