Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Women, Land and Legacy
May 21, 2019

Mark your calendars to attend on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the 4-H Learning Center

May 21, 2019

Spring is here and a few things done now will help your lawn deliver the appeal and durability that you expect during the summer

May 17, 2019

The garden peony is a popular, long-lived perennial that provides abundant flowers in spring and attractive foliage throughout the growing season

Soil Sample Testing Bag
May 15, 2019

Iowa State no longer provides soil testing. This article will provide the information and help you will need.

Juniper Blight
May 14, 2019

It's plant sale time — we were all looking forward to it!

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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