Green Beans – rusty colored spots

Can you tell me if this is bean rust or some other bacterial/fungal disease? Probably shouldn’t eat these, right? Homeowner said spots are on the leaves and pods and started noticing past week or so. Thanks in advance.

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Raspberry Issue

I have a lady that is having an issue with her Raspberries. Something is taking the tops of the bushes off. It looks like a clean cut…Pictures are the top of the raspberry bush.

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Winter Injury to Grape Vines

Local gardener e-mailed this grape question – ———————————– Last winter, everything above ground froze/died. 8 to 10 new stems grew out of the roots about 2 weeks ago, I pruned out all the dead vines. I loosely tied the new growth to the stake to train them upwards instead of outwards. My trellis is two […]

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Mummified Grapes

Small vineyard in the county experienced a difficult growing season last year with one variety of grape in particular.  The variety name is Marquette.  The grower experienced what he describes as “Mummified Grapes”.  It only happened on this particular variety.  The vines set bunches of fruit but instead of developing into fruit the bunches turned […]

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Wealthy apple tree losing its leaves

Issues with Apple Trees

Homeowner is concerned with apple trees at mother’s house, running north to south on a hillside. The wealthy apple tree (12 yrs old) has had issues the past two years and this year has lost 2/3 of its leaves. Honey gold and macintosh trees (12 yrs old) had lots of apples last year and little […]

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Yellowing vegetable leaves

These photos are of cucumber, bean, and tomato plants. I’m guessing the cucumber is powdery mildew and water stress, but any ideas about the other two? I’m not sure how prolific the damage is or if these are isolated leaves. These are the only photos that I was sent. Thanks!    

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Damaged tomato with holes

Tomato Problems

Client brought in tomatoes that appear to be eaten.  He did not find any insects on the tomato, but found insect part shown on the ground by the base of the plant.  He is not sure if it is related.  He would like to determine if it is insect damage or disease.

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Cherry Tree ID

A patron wrote in asking about their cherry tree “I thought I ordered cherry trees from Gurneys and that the cherries would be like those in the store.   However they are very small and look more like currents than cherries.  Are these cherries on the tree edible? Please see attached pictures.The tree is about 12 […]

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