What is wrong with my beans?

All leaves turn yellow, then flowers and leafs drop. Is this caused by virus or bacteria? How should I treat the disease? Thank you.…

Annual devastation by spider mites

Hello, master gardener. Spider mites are my nemesis. I engage in a, mostly losing, battle with them every year over the the plants I try to grow in planters on my east-by-south-east-facing Riverdale balcony. They devastate my aristolochia and impatiens,…

Japanese Maple , Petunias

Hello, I was looking for some assistance. I have a Japanese Maple that was thriving a few weeks ago and now some of the leaves on a few branches look burnt and shriveled up. I am not sure if this…

Small white paper-like webbings on cedars

Dear Master Gardeners, I have a wild cedar that seems to be infested with something that is making small (about 5mm) paper-like webby things on the leaves, and slightly bigger webs in cracks in the bark. One branch that has…

Abutilon

We are wintering our Abutilon. We have done it before successfully but this year something is different. In the attached photo you will see how the green bark has been stripped away and we do not understand if it is…

Miniature Orange Tree has mites

Hi, I put this plant outdoors in the summer as it loves the heat. I recently noticed in the sunlight around it what looked like tiny specs of dust, but then I noticed they moved back and forth like tiny…

Japanese Maple – Bleached Leaves

Hi again, I appreciate every time I have written in and I have received great advice. So, what brings me here today? I am attaching a photo of my ten year old J. Maple. I just noticed that, on two…

Problem with Burning Bush

) Hi, I am resending this since the picture I upload was not good. I have two burning bush in my front flower bed, they are about 7 feet apart. One is very healthy, the other one has sicky brown…

Emerald Cedar Trees

Hi, I have a massive spider mite infestation around 20 emerald cedar trees that I planted. How do I get rid of them?…

Pandanus Veitchii – indoor care *

Hi, I been having problems with my two pandanus veitchii plants these past months. Some of the leaves have been turning yellow and some have turned brown and shriveled up. I water then once a week and have placed them…