This is the 24th 2014 edition of the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line (BYGL). BYGL is developed from a Tuesday morning conference call of Extension Educators, Specialists, and other contributors in Ohio.

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In This Issue:

1.  PLANTS OF THE WEEK:  Annual (Coleus); Perennial (Beebalm); Woody (Baldcypress); Vegetable (Sweet Corn); and Weed (Purslane).
2.  HORT SHORTS: New OSU Cultivar Trials App.
3.  BUGBYTES: Cypress Twig Gall Midge; Eriophyid Bladder Galls; Baldfaced Hornet Nests Becoming Apparent; It’s All Too Much (Beetles Blamed for Death of George Harrison Memorial Tree); and Windshield Wipes (Bagworm & Planthoppers).
4.  DISEASE DIGEST: Why Are There Black Spots On My Siding? - Artillery Fungus; Disease Report from Crablandia.
5.  TURF TIPS: Patch Disease Update; Summer Decline of Rough Bluegrass.
6.  INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Magnolia Serpentine Leafminer Caterpillar.
7.  WEATHERWATCH: Weather Update.
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS: NW Ohio Green Industry Summer Session; Chainsaw Safety Workshops; Pesticide Safety Training - August; Pesticide Safety Training - September; and Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection Training; The 87th Ohio State University Green Industry Short Course.

Authors for 2014:  Pam Bennett, Joe Boggs, Jim Chatfield, Julie Crook, Erik Draper, Denise Ellsworth, Gary Gao, Denise Johnson, Jacqueline Kowalski, Ashley Kulhanek, Cindy Meyer, Tim Malinich, Amy Stone, Nancy Taylor, Marne Titchenell, Danae Wolfe, and Curtis Young.
Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine provides timely information about Ohio growing conditions, pest, disease, and cultural problems. Updated weekly between April and October, this information is useful for those who are managing a commercial nursery, garden center, or landscape business or someone who just wants to keep their yard looking good all summer.