This is the 3rd 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:

In This Issue:

1.  PLANTS OF THE WEEK:  Perennial (Sedum); Woody (Border Forsythia); Vegetable (Beet); and Weed (Poison Hemlock).
2.  HORT SHORTS:  Cold Injuries to Grapevines and Daffodils or Jonquils, Which Are They?
3.  BUGBYTES:  European Pine Sawfly Eggs Hatch; Carpenter Bees Buzzing; Green Tigers (Beetles) on the Prowl; and Leftover Firewood (Firewood Insects).
4.  DISEASE DIGEST:  Why Host Range Matters, Part 2; and Apple Scab Control.
5. TURF TIPS:  Ground-Nesting Bees on the Wing.
6.  INDUSTRY INSIGHTS:  "The Perfect Storm" for Severe Winter Burn - Spring 2014.
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; Low Tunnel/High Tunnel Workshop and Farm Tour - Fulton County (NW Ohio); Tree School; Wildlife in your Woods; and The Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz 2014!
9.  BYGLOSOPHY.

 

Note:  The species listed in the perennial of the week in last week's BYGL (BYGL 2014-2, April 10, 2014) was incorrectly listed as Colchium spp.  The correct species for crocus is Crocus spp.  We apologize for this error.
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.