Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Horticulture card
October 7, 2020

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

Tomatoes
September 23, 2020

Tune in for Fall 2020 online "Totally Tomatoes" and "All About Apples"

Manure Application
September 16, 2020

Virtual field day explains what's involved with applying manure to dry soils

Flowering bulbs
September 14, 2020

Learn how to plant spring-flowering bulbs this fall and winter

Get Growing
August 31, 2020

Planting a Fall Garden

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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