Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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Flavors of Northwest Iowa 2011


Local Highlights

November 15, 2022

Brighten the drab winter landscape with colorful tree choices

October 27, 2022

Proper way to harvest and store winter squash.

May 12, 2022

Answers to common questions about incorporating lilacs

February 4, 2022

This flowering plant can be an alternative wayto control insects.

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 encyclopedia articles focused on common insects and diseases 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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