Cornell Cooperative Extension offers answers to your nature, gardening and landscape questions 24/7.  Click on a category tab below, select one or more specific topics, and then click the red filter button to find fact sheets about everything from identifying plants and animals in nature to how to select the perfect tree for your landscape.  

Or scroll down to see the Hot Topics that people are contacting CCE about right now!

We're constantly updating this section, so please check back often as we complete our factsheet library!

View Factsheets by Category

Whether you grow vegetables, flowers, or both, you'll find CCE factsheets below to answer many of your questions.

Lawn Landscape
Lawn & Landscape

Click below to find factsheets that will answer your questions about lawn maintenance, tree and shrub selection and care, and much more.  Also check the Gardening tab for factsheets about flower gardening in the landscape.

Plants & Fungi

What's that beautiful flower I saw today?  What about that funny-looking mushroom?  And what plants should I watch out for?  Click below to find factsheets to answer your questions.


Big and small, vertebrates and invertebrates, from birds to slugs, click below to select the factsheets about the animal you want to learn more about.

Insects & Spiders

Insects and spiders - in the garden, in the house, in the woods or in the fields.  We've got a ton of information so you can learn how to live with - and even love - the arthropodae and arachnidae!  Select one or more topics to find the factsheets.

Nature Indoors

Need help with houseplants, or do you have an indoor bug or other issue you're dealing with? Select one or more of the categories below to find helpful CCE Fact Sheets.

Hot Topics

Here's a selection of CCE Fact Sheets about topics people are asking about right now.