This is the 16th 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 (Fountain Grass); Perennial (Daylily); Woody (Beauty Bush); Vegetable (Kohlrabi); and Weed (Yellow Nutsedge).
2.  HORT SHORTS: Something Is Eating My Tree?!; You Might Like These Cooler Temperatures But Some Of Your Vegetables Don't!
3.  BUGBYTES: Mimosa Webworm Populations Are Spinning-Up; Tomato Woes; Hornworms; More Tomato Woes: Blister beetles; Potter Wasps; A Beautiful Beetle (Dogbane Beetle); A Trashy Spider (Trashline Spider);  Windshield Wipes - Squash Bug
4.  DISEASE DIGEST: Moist Chamber -  Vascular Wilts, Downy Mildews and Cedar Quince Rust.
5.  TURF TIPS: Wide Range of Weather Conditions Impact Turf Quality; Nutsedge Flourishes
6. INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: A Two-Pest Diagnostic Challenge - Calico Scale and Honeylocust Spider Mites; Gypsy Moth Update
7.  WEATHERWATCH:
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS: Perennial Plant Association Perennial Primer; NW Ohio Green Industry Summer Session-August 6, 2014; Pesticide Safety Training-August 27, 2014; Plant Trials Day at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden; Farm Science Review; Pesticide Safety Training – September 24; Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Training-October 8, 2014;  The 87th Ohio State University Green Industry Short Course (Formerly the Nursery Short  Course) December 9 – 11, 2014.
9.  BYGLOSOPHY. Prayer Of The Woods

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.