Additional Resources


Iowa Arborist Association

Central Iowa Horticulture Programs

Iowa State University Department of Horticulture
Iowa State University Extension Hortline
DMACC Commercial Horticulture Program


Iowa Master Gardener Program
The Iowa Gardener
An Iowa Garden blog
Iowa State University Yard and Garden 
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map:
Invisible fence kits to help keep out deer, pets, etc.:

Wildlife and Natural Resources

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Iowa Wildlife Center
Iowa Audubon
Nature Conservancy

Nurseries and Landscaping

Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association


Iowa Prairie Network

Entomology (Bugs)

Iowa State University Department of Entomology
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Entomology and Plant Science Bureau


Iowa State University Forestry Extension


Iowa Regional Lily Society
Iowa Native Plant Society
Russ O’Harra Hosta Society

Other Resources

Database of Plants Toxic to Pets