Problems in the Garden
This week Buggy Joe Boggs (OSU Extension) is reporting snakes galore being reported in the lawns and gardens (garter snake most common seen), yellow poplar weevil feeding on the leaves of sweetbay magnolias, sassafras, poplars and tulip poplars, oak aphids, locust leafminer beetle and black locust bug damages starting to show, jumping oak galls dropping from trees, antlions showing up in loose sandy soils, dogday cicadas singing their heads off (watch for cicada killer wasps soon), root rot from folks over watering plants, cedar quince rust on hawthorns, oak leaf blister, and continued decline and death of our Ash trees due to the Emerald Ash Borer.
-Catch The Buggy Joe Boggs Report Saturdays at 8:42am on 55KRC The Talk Station. You’ll also find his blog at www.ronwilsononline.com.
Learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer and the Asian Longhorn Beetle at www.beetlebusters.info .