This is the 27th 2015 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 (Angel-wing Begonia); Perennial (Toad Lily); Woody (Ginkgo); Vegetable (Garlic); and Weed (Goosegrass).
2.  HORT SHORTS:  Fall Clean Up for a Healthier Spring Landscape! and Pruning Deciduous Trees and Shrubs. 
3.  BUGBYTES:  Oak Treehopper; Guilt by Association; and Primitive Wasps Probing Trees.
4.  DISEASE DIGEST:  Fungus Amongus; Sampling: From the Ground Up - and Down; and And Even the Plant Does Not Tell the Whole Story.
5.  TURF TIPS:  Crane Flies on the Wing. 
6. INDUSTRY INSIGHTS:  Highlights from the Annual Bluegrass-Buckeye BYGLive! 
8.  COMING ATTRACTIONS:  Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU); Northwest Ohio Landowner Conference: Natural Resources at Home; The OSU Green Industry Short Course, The Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Conference and Show, and Trees on Tap Programs; and Tri-State Green Industry Conference.   

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BYGL LATE SEASON NOTICE.  As the days shorten, so will the frequency, not length. There will be NO BYGL next week (October 15, 2015).  The BYGL will return the following week (October 22, 2014) for one final fall howl, and then it will retreat to its doghouse for a long winter nap.


Authors for 2015:  Amanda Bennett, Pam Bennett, Joe Boggs, Jim Chatfield, Julie Crook, Erik Draper, Gary Gao, Denise Johnson, Jacqueline Kowalski, Ashley Kulhanek, Cindy Meyer,  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.