Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 21, 2021

Dallas County Master Gardeners will  help you build a floral bouquet  from flowers grown in the garden. 

May 20, 2021

Controlling weeds in home gardens and lawns can be a busy job for people, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists are here to answer your frequently asked questions about weed control. 

May 19, 2021

A group of specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published a useful guide to help Iowans understand options with emerald ash borer.

October 8, 2020


New video series provides information on in-field methods for assessing soil health

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • Focused on developing strategies that enhance crop production, soil health, and cropping system profitability in vegetable cropping systems in Iowa.

  • 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 and Home Pest News is a one-stop-shop for all news and resources related to horticulture and home pests. This website is curated by our horticulture, plant pathology and entomology extension specialists with new information being added frequently.

  • A collection of encylopedia articles focused on common insects and dieases found around the house, in yards and throughout gardens.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

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