This is the 15th 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 (Petunia); Perennial (Coneflower); Woody (Goldenraintree); Vegetable (Eggplant); and Weed (Canada thistle).
2.  HORT SHORTS: Wildlife Happenings: Snappers, Red-tails, and Tiny Toads; Be on the Lookout for Barn Owls; and Now is the Time to Pick Farm-Fresh Berries!
3.  BUGBYTES: Annual Dog-Day Cicada Emergence; Cicada Killers are on the Wing; Weird Willow Gall; Mossy Rose Gall on Multiflora Rose; Sycamore Seed Bugs; Striped and Spotted Cucumber Beetle; and Windshield Wipes.
4.  DISEASE DIGEST: Anthracnose of Black Raspberries; A Berry Mummified Mess; Ash Leaf Spot; and Chlorotic Canada Thistle.
5.  TURF TIPS: Red Thread Redux
6.  WEATHERWATCH: Weather Update
7.  COMING ATTRACTIONS: Perennial Plant Association Perennial Primer - July 28, 2014; NW Ohio Green Industry Summer Session - August 6, 2014; Pesticide Safety Training - August 27, 2014; Plant Trial Days at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden - August 28, 2014; Farm Science Review - September 16 - 18, 2014; Pesticide Safety Training - September 24, 2014; and Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection Training - October 8, 2014.

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.