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Growing Degree Days (GDD) and Plant Phenology, January 2024 Summary

 

The Plant Phenology and Growing Degree Day (GDD) posts and impacts have been a Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine (BYGL) staple for years. GDD will continue to be an important part of the blog written to assist green industry professionals, Extension professionals, Extension volunteers, and people with a passion for plants and pests too.

 

While there isn't usually a lot to report as part of the January summary, members of the OSU Buckeye Environmental Horticulture Team (BEHT) have been discussing the...

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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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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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Growing Degree Day (GDD) Summary, April 2022

Here is your Growing Degree Day (GDD) summary ending April 30, 2022. While the calendar says it is spring, our actual outdoor experiences made have said otherwise. We have enjoyed some record breaking summer-like temperatures, but on the flip slide, snow flakes were still flying in April. Hopefully now that it is officially May, things will change - who are we kidding, it is Ohio. Stay tuned for these year-to-date summaries each month in 2022.
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