Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

January 23, 2020

Horticulturist Patrick O’Malley will be speaking about fruit trees that are adaptable to Southern Iowa including apple, pear, plum, cherry peach and even pawpaw!

January 23, 2020

Horticulturist field specialist Patrick O’Malley will be presenting a class on how to choose, plant, tend to and nurture raspberries, strawberries, blackberries and blueberries. Join us to ensure that you have a bountiful harvest of berries of your own!!

May 2, 2019

Now is the perfect time to prepare for canning season. 

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

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • 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.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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