This is the 18th 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 (Lobelia); Perennial (Russian Sage); Woody (River Birch); Vegetable (Pepper); and Weed (Crabgrass).
2.  HORT SHORTS: Meet the Educator – Amy Stone.
3.  BUGBYTES: Strafing Horseflies; Windshield Wipes (Chrysanthemum Lace Bug; Yellow Poplar Weevil;  Praying Mantis; Nursery Web Spider).
4.  DISEASE DIGEST:  Moist Chamber
5.  TURF TIPS:  Turf Tolerates Crazy Conditions!; YouTube Video.
6. INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Asian Longhorned Beetle Awareness Month; 87th Ohio State University Green Industry Short Course.
7.  WEATHERWATCH: Weather Update.
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS: 2014 Turfgrass Research Field Day - August 6; NW Ohio Green Industry Summer Session - August 6; Southwest Ohio Diagnostic Walk-About - August 11;  Pesticide Safety Training - August 27; Plant Trials Day at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden - August 28; Ohio Plant Diagnostic Workshop - September 5; Farm Science Review; Pesticide Safety Training – September 24; Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Training - October 8;  The 87th Ohio State University Green Industry Short Course (Formerly the Nursery Short. Course) December 9 – 11.
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.