Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

pruning grapevine
February 20, 2019

 Grapevines should be pruned in late winter or early spring.

November 9, 2018

Classes provide hands-on instruction by Iowa State faculty and graduate students.

Joe Lamp'l
September 20, 2018

Registration includes two keynote presentations by Joe Lamp'l, lunch, and 20 breakout sessions.

December 12, 2017

Indoor plants dont grow as much during the winter, meaning they require less maintanence.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • 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.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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