Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

January 20, 2020

Indoor plants are also prone to insect plants

tree stump
January 20, 2020

This year's theme is, 'Tree for a Purpose and Repurpose'

July 11, 2019

Horticulturists with the Iowa State University Extension and Ourtreach explain problems to gardeners may have with planting bell peppers.

July 11, 2019
Produce growers will latest research and new innovation at annual field day
Moss on lawn
May 13, 2019

Moss on the lawns and what to do

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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