Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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Local Highlights

October 24, 2019

A child holding a bug catching net outside


"Be a bug catcher:  learn to collect, identify, and preserve insects" is a newly produced booklet designed as an introducation to collecting, identifying, and preserving insects for youth.




Picture of a butterfly on a flower with the words Butterflies "2020 Garden Calendar - Butterflies: flowers that fly and all but sing." This 12-month calendar showcases butterflies throughout the year, as they bring their special beauty to each page.  

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

Statewide Resources

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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