Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

March 28, 2019

Learn about adding conifers to your landscape on April 9.

March 28, 2019

Learn how to prepare your garden site for use this gardening season!

March 28, 2019

Looking for some new plants to grow in 2019?  Have extras seed you would like to see a new home?

March 28, 2019

It is time to have a kick off for the community gardens in Oskaloosa!

March 27, 2019


Learn about Iowa’s natural ecosystems & the diversity of conservation challenges and opportunities that exist in our area of Iowa!

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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