Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 13, 2021

Learn about the diversity of our state's natural resources at sites within Jasper, Marion, Mahaska and Poweshiek counties.

June 25, 2021

ISU Extension and Outreach - Mahaksa County is visitig community libraries and events to host StoryWalk this summer.

June 23, 2021
In 2021 the training will be an online Canvas course. It is offered asynchronously, so you complete the modules on your own time.
June 15, 2021

Do you have questions about the flowers, fruits, vegetables, shrubs and trees in your landscape?  Are you concerned about an insect you found?  Or do you have other horticulture questions?

tomato surplus
June 3, 2021

Many gardeners are very good at growing fruits and vegetables to the point there is excess. Many gardeners preserve their surplus for later use, others give their excess to family, friends, and neighbors. Another option for excess produce is donating it to others.  Check out this article to learn more about donating your produce!

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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