Yard & Garden

gray box Locate Your County Extension Office


  • Season Extension
    Extend growing seasons in New Mexico with high tunnel construction.
  • Drought Resources
    Publications to assist New Mexico's ranchers, farmers, and homeowners cope with our current extreme drought conditions.

  • Desert Blooms
    A collection of NMSU's Extension and research resources to help you learn how to use your resources to create the ideal garden or landscape environment perfectly suited to your lifestyle.
  • Southwest Yard & Garden Columns
    Weekly column, written by Curtis W. Smith, Extension horticulture specialist, that addresses garden and landscape questions.
  • Chile Pepper Institute
    Research based information for growers, processors and anyone wanting to learn about chile peppers.
  • Plant Diagnostic Clinic
    Services include analysis of plant material for plant pathogens and environmental stresses as well as suggesting appropriate control measures when available.
  • New Mexico Master Gardeners
    Master Gardeners assist their local Cooperative Extension Service office in providing accurate, research-based gardening information to county residents.


Have a favorite NMSU Extension program or story? Share with us how NMSU Extension has impacted your life.

gray box Locate Your County Extension Office

Publications & eBooks

FREE! Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station publications.

Additional Extension programs

gray box Economic Development
gray box Energy & Water
gray box Health & Family Well-Being
gray box Natural Resources
gray box 4-H & Youth Development

iTunes | Home & Garden

Related Extension Publications

Troublesome Weeds

Desert Blooms

SW Plant Selector App