March 17, 2010
There is something special about a healthy, well maintained hedge. A symmetrical wall of green creates visual and physical limits in the landscape and provides a softer effect than wood or pla
This winter's deep snow and extended period of snowcover posed serious problems for rabbits. Denied access to food on the ground, rabbits fed extensively on small trees and shrubs that s
The ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (PIDC) is raising its fees for diagnostic services this growing season. The new fees will go into effect on April 1.
The new fee structure for samples mailed or delivered to the clinic will be:
Household & miscellaneous insect ID - $10
Plant / weed ID - $10
A message with photograph this week from alert reader Ken Wiggers asked about a tattered butterfly seen on the ground, near the woodpile in mid-March! As shown below, the butterfly is th