This is the 25th 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 (Osteospermum or Cape Daisy); Perennial (Amsonia, Blue Star); Woody (Dawn Redwood); and Weed (Jerusalem Artichoke).
2.  HORT SHORTS:  No Report.
3.  BUGBYTES:  Hickory Tussock Moth; Orangestriped Oakworm; European Hornets Cause Concern; Boring Black Locust; Soldier Beetles; and Windshield Wipes (Baldfaced Hornets and Fall Webworm).
4.  DISEASE DIGEST:  Bird's Nest Fungus.
5.  TURF TIPS:  Synergistic Turf Practices...Winterize Me!
6. INDUSTRY INSIGHTS:  Asian Longhorned Beetle Update and Ambrosia Beetles Once Again Active.
7.  WEATHERWATCH.
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS:  Pesticide Safety Training - September 24; Arboreatum Feast, Part Deux: Maple Syrup Tasting is Added to the Mix!; Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Training - October 8; The 87th Ohio State University Green Industry Short Course (Formerly the Nursery Short. Course) December 9 - 11; and Tri-State Green Industry Conference.
9.  BYGLOSOPHY.

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.