Boxwood Leafminer Adults boggs.47@osu.edu Mon, 05/18/2020 - 17:38
Swarms of boxwood leafminer adult flies are flitting around their namesake host. The delicate-looking flies belong to the same family (Cecidomyiidae) as gall midges.
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Joe Boggs

Wilted Buckeye Leaves

A number of trees and shrubs in Ohio suffered frost/freeze damage this spring with symptoms ranging from blasted flowers to wilted, blackened leaves, to twig dieback. Wilted leaves on buckeyes may mimic frost/freeze damage, but a close look at the petioles will reveal the true culprit: the buckeye petiole borer.
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Joe Boggs
Home Is Where The Heart Is..And The Lungs, and Toes, and... chatfield.1@osu.edu Fri, 05/15/2020 - 06:58
It is the season of our own inner and outer landscapes, Wake up and (hopefully) smell the coffee and enjoy what is close to our plant-loving hearts.
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Jim Chatfield
Secrest: Apres le Gel chatfield.1@osu.edu Thu, 05/14/2020 - 14:38
After the 26F frost (apres le gel) at Secrest Arboretum on the morning of May 9 there was damage, but still much to enjoy, and far more to come.
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Jim Chatfield
Checking the Germination Rate of Old Seed schirtzinger.55 Wed, 05/13/2020 - 11:32
Are you planning your 2020 garden? Do you have seeds leftover from previous years that you would like to reuse? Reusing seeds is a good production practice if you are certain that the seeds are viable. Follow these tips to check the germination rate of your older seeds. 
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Sabrina Schirtzinger