The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for August 22, 2014.
What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Summersweet Clethra (Clethra alnifolia) is in bloom
Accumulated Growing Degree Days at The Morton Arboretum
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 1972.5 (as of Aug 21)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 4770.5 (as of Aug 21)
- Milkweed bugs and beetles
- Grubs in the lawn
- Boxelder bugs
- Brown marmorated stink bug
- Honeysuckle aphids
- Genista caterpillar
- Red goldenrod aphid
- Egg hunt
- Rust on lawns
- Seasonal needle drop