Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

October 27, 2020

It's not to late Lawn care can still be done in late October

October 27, 2020

The Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in local counties

October 21, 2020

Enjoying the fruits of your labor from summer while preparing for fall and next years garden

October 6, 2020

Hortline answers, resources, and updates are still available, in a Different Format

red ripe tomatoes and glass jars of tomatoes
September 24, 2020

How to preserve your food classes online in October

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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