Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

February 17, 2021
May 11, 2020

The Gardening to Give program will run from May 15th-October 30th, 2020. Register for gardening and growing research-based weekly challenges and learning information.

May 8, 2020

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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