Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Farm to School
May 18, 2020

There still will be a conference in VIRTUAL Conference this June

Transplanted Vegetable Plant
May 14, 2020


Issues with insect pests or diseases

May 13, 2020

Nutritious perennial can grow quickly

May 13, 2020

Keep an eye out for new type of hornets, but don't panic

Gardening to Give
May 11, 2020

All Iowans Growing a #STRONGIOWA

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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