This is the 21st 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 (Heliotrope); Perennial (Hibiscus); Woody (Swamp White Oak); Vegetable (Spaghetti Squash); and Weed (Giant Ragweed).
2.  HORT SHORTS: Meet the Educator - Erik Draper.
3.  BUGBYTES:  Dusky Birch Sawfly; Yellownecked Caterpillars; Along Came a Spider; Antlions Roar; and Have You Seen Any Bagworms?
4.  DISEASE DIGEST:  Walnut Leaves to Start Falling (Walnut Anthracnose).
5.  TURF TIPS:  Ideal Time For Lawn Renovation Nearing - Are You Ready?
6. INDUSTRY INSIGHTS:  Redheaded Pine Sawfly; Zimmerman Pine Moth; and Latest: 87th Ohio State University Green Industry Short Course.
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS:  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; 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.

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.