Seasonal Scouting for Viburnum Leaf Beetle Eggs

While the leaves of viburnum (Viburnum spp.) shrubs have fallen, if the viburnum leaf beetle (Pyrrhalta viburni) was present earlier this year, the eggs laid on the shrubs newest growth will be evident. This non-native invasive species feeds a larvae and adult, skeletonizing viburnum leaves. When population level of the insect increase, defoliation of the shrub becomes more obvious. The insect will feed on naturally growing viburnums, as well as those planted in landscapes, in commercial plantings and at gardens and arboretums. 
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Amy Stone

Virtual Session on Invasive Jumping Worms - Thursday, November 19, 2020

Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) will be presenting a virtual session on Thursday, November 19 at 11 am EST - Invasive Jumping Worms: The Impact of a New Soil Invader. This session, like all EABU sessions, will be recorded and the link will be posted on the regional Emerald Ash Borer website at http://www.emeraldashborer.info/  
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Amy Stone

Street Trees Part 1 – Acer (Maple)

One thing I realized is talking ‘Street Trees’ with a Horticulturalist is like talking politics with anyone else. Everybody has strong opinions and there is a great variation on agreement. So, I start this journey with an apology. I am certain at the conclusion; I will get e-mails ‘What about this……?’ The goal of this series is to provide food for thought as to possible selections you may wish to consider, forgot about, or a combination of both. One thing for sure is I am learning a lot about selections. So, this week’s selection comes from the Maple family. Red maples have dominated our...
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Thomas deHaas

2020 BYGL Reader Survey Ends Monday

The 2020 BYGL Reader Survey ends this coming Monday, November 2. Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback. All survey results are anonymous and will be used by the Buckeye Environmental Horticulture Team (BEHT) to help us improve the BYGL now and into the future!
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Joe Boggs
Beth Scheckelhoff
Ashley Kulhanek