topside of hibiscus leaves that show yellowing

Hibiscus Leaves

A client brought in leaves from a hibiscus plant that were yellowing and dropping off.  Plant was bought this summer and brought in the house right away (not kept outside during the summer).  Plant is in a south facing window.  Is this normal hibiscus leaf yellowing/leaf drop from the fall or is there something else […]

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Is it a bee or wasp?

Please id if this is a bee or wasp.  Man finds about one per week inside house. He thought it was a winged ant but it stung him.  Sent them the social wasps and bees publication.  Is it a small carpenter bee?

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Cone-like growths on evergreen tree

Anyone know what these growths on the tips of these evergreen branches are? I’m not sure what kind of tree (the client said pine).  The tree also has needles turning yellow falling off from the inside of the tree towards the branch tips. Could the yellowing just be seasonal? Brian, I can send in a sample […]

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White Pine needles browning and dropping

Three photos show browning needles on White Pine. Advised that it is normal for white pines to drop needles in autumn.  Promised to send photos for expert to confirm nothing else going on here.  Tree is old and over 3 stories high!

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Hey all!  I received the following photos with a request for an ID.  Apparently the plant is a volunteer in a community garden.  Anyone recognize it?  Thanks!  Brian (:))

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Plant ID please

A woman brought these leaves in to ID two plants she has, both produce yellow flowers. She has eaten what she said are artichokes from one labeled Possible Artichoke.

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Woody plant ID

A client found this leaf and is wondering what it is. It’s about 7.5″ across, leaf margin has blunt teeth, and the petiole is completely flat at the point where it connects to the leaf blade. Any guesses?  

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