Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Japanese Beetles
July 30, 2020

Expert Advice from Dr Donal Lewis provided

Donate Excess Garden Vegetables
July 27, 2020
Top 13 vegetables for donation
Japanese Beetle
July 22, 2020

Control Japanese Beetles

Many times the Japanese Beetles, are confused with False Japanese beetles or Sand Chafers, which usually don't cause economic damage in crops.

Cruciferous Veggies
June 17, 2020

Quickinar videos with a look some cruciferous vegetables

June 16, 2020

Iowa Tick Surveillance Program

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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