Aaron Steil is the consumer horticulture extension specialist at Iowa State University where he works with county Extension offices across the state to answer home gardening questions for all Iowans. This includes information related to trees, shrubs, vegetables, fruits, herbs, perennials, annuals, bulbs, houseplants, and lawns among other home horticulture topics.
Steil received his B.S. in horticulture and biology from Iowa State University and his M.S. in public horticulture from the University of Delaware. Prior to working for Extension & Outreach, he worked for 14 years at Iowa State University’s Reiman Gardens and taught classes in Iowa State’s Department of Horticulture.