The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for August 17, 2018.
What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Seven Sons flower (Heptacodium miconioides) is getting ready to flower GDD).
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 2297.5 (as of Aug 16)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 5111.5 (as of Aug 16)
- Tussock moth caterpillar
- Grubs in the lawn
- Home invaders
- Brown marmorated stink bug
- Viburnum leaf beetle update
- Watering into autumn
- Seasonal needle drop
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