Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

June 7, 2016

These emerge in summer and have major appetites and are difficult to control.

April 28, 2016

The tree’s future can be heavily dictated by your planting decisions..what are some tips?

April 28, 2016

Over a third of food relies on pollinators and we all have a role in their future.

November 11, 2015

Proper care and operation is vital to harvesting wood safely and preventing accidents.

August 14, 2015

For the fifth year, volunteers and the Bremer ISU Extension office grew and donated several thousand pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits.

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

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

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