Hawthorn Pod Galls Arise

Hawthorn pod galls are fully expanded and very evident on hawthorns in southwest Ohio. As with the vast majority of leaf galls, hawthorn pod galls appear to cause little to no harm to the overall health of their tree host.
Published on
Authors
Joe Boggs

Turfgrass Times, 04.09.2021

A little bit of a delay from the original video post of last week's Turfgrass Times, but wanted to be sure each of you can tune into the recording. The recording was made on Friday, April 9th and includes a lot of great information from the turf experts.
Published on
Authors
Amy Stone

What is Your Growing Degree Day (GDD) Number?

So what is your GDD - or growing degree day? Before you reach for a piece a paper, a pencil and a calculator to figure out what your number is, check out the OSU's Growing Degree Day website. This website does the 'math' or the calculations to determine your GDD for you. All you need is an Ohio zipcode. The website uses weather stations across Ohio to determine what the accumulations, and provides visitors their GDD and where they are in a biological calendar of certain plant blooms and insect activity. 
Published on
Authors
Amy Stone