This is the 2nd 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.

BYGL is available in a variety of formats
Select your preferred format for viewing:
Interactive version with additional photos, videos, and other resources
Print version of the issue with all content on a single page

In This Issue:

In This Issue:

1.  PLANTS OF THE WEEK:  Perennial (Crocus); Woody (Star Magnolia); Vegetable (Spinach); and Weed (Lesser Celandine).
2.  HORT SHORTS:  OSU Celebrates Volunteers.
3.  BUGBYTES:  Eastern Tent Cats Appear and Gypsy Moth Update.
4.  DISEASE DIGEST.  Why Host Range Matters, Part1 and Funny Fungus (
Lacquered Polypore).
5. TURF TIPS:  No Report This Week.
Alien Forest Pest Explorer (AFPE).|
7.  WEATHERWATCH:  Weather Update and Growing Degree Days (GDD).
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS:  Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) Spring Schedule; Southwest Ohio BYGLive! Diagnostic Walk-Abouts; Tree School; Wildlife in your Woods; and The Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz 2014!


Authors for 2014:  Pam Bennett, Joe Boggs, Jim Chatfield, Julie Crook, Erik Draper, Denise Ellsworth, Gary Gao, Denise Johnson, Jacqueline Kowalski, Cindy Meyer, Tim Malinich, Amy Stone, Nancy Taylor, Marne Titchenell, 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.