Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

June 16, 2021

Warm and dry conditions are a reason to water lawns

June 8, 2021

Numerous Cankerworm Catepillar Inquiries have phones ringing at ISU Extension and with the Iowa DNR

May 19, 2021

Multiple options exist for home weed control

May 19, 2021

New Guidelines Help Iowans to Understand Options

May 12, 2021

Raisded Garden Beds have become more poplular and can elevate your gardening project

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 encylopedia articles focused on common insects and dieases 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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