Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 7, 2020
Fertilizer can improve your fruit-producing plants, but only if done properly and in the right season.
Master Gardener Training
March 25, 2020
ISU Extension and Outreach will offer Master Gardener training beginning in August.
March 18, 2020
Grow broccoli successfully by following these important steps.
February 5, 2020

With a little planning, your seedlings can get off to a good start.

pruning tree
January 28, 2020

Prune trees early and often so they can recover.

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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