Growing Degree Day (GDD) Summary, January 2023

A staple in the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line (BYGL), The Plant Phenology and Growing Degree Day Posts will continue to be a part of this year's Alerts as promised in a January Alert (January 2, 2023). 

 

As temperatures warm, we will begin accumulating growing degree day (GDD) units. You will see those updates in the BYGL, but there is no better way to track GDD and ultimately the plant blooms and insect activity on your own. Be sure to save this website ( https://weather.cfaes.osu.edu/gdd/default.asp ) as a...

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Crimes against Trees.

Safety around large trees is important. Cutting heavy branches seems to make sense. But in the long run, the trees become even more hazardous to people and property when trees are topped.
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New Year Brings Beginning of the 2023 Plant Phenology and Growing Degree Day Calendar

A staple in the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line (BYGL), The Plant Phenology and Growing Degree Day posts will continue to be a part of this year's Alerts. While there isn't a lot to report currently, the value of today's post shows that no matter where in Ohio you are from - north to south, or east to west - we all begin at zero. 
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