April 24, 2020

Planting Peppers in the Home Garden

a pile of peppers

Peppers belong to the Solanaceae or nightshade family (along with tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplants). Peppers are easy to grow, don’t require a great deal of space in the garden, and produce good yields.

Types of Peppers

Online Workshops Planned for Safe Mushroom Foraging

2019 ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Annual Report



Guidelines for digital submissions to PIDC

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way the world works and the dedicated staff at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are no exception.  

The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (PIDC) is giving diagnosis of plant problems through emailed digital submissions. If you would like to submit a digital submission to the PIDC, send it to pidc@iastate.edu along with photos or video of the plant problem, while keeping to the following guidelines to help with the proper diagnosis.