• Begonia leaf propagation

    Hello, I just bought a new Begonia rex “Autumn Ember”. It’s pretty beat up now and the leaves aren’t as orange as I’d like. If I propagate the Begonia by leaf cuttings it doesn’t matter what leaf I select, right?…

  • Garden Uses For Old Liquor

    Can hard liquor be used in gardening? I’ve been decluttering the family home, and don’t drink alcohol, wouldn’t regift an open bottle, and don’t use it in cooking. I’ve noticed that some online gardeners use beer in the garden, but…

  • Greenhouse Pests

    Friends have a lemon tree and an orange tree in their greenhouse. They are in blossom now and infested with bugs, probably aphids. Last year they had the same problem, sprayed with Safers End-All ii; they had no fruit. What…

  • Pruning a Hoya carnosa

    How should I care for an old hoya plant that I have had for years?  I want to cut it back and revive it, but I don’t know where to start.  …

  • Poinsettia Re-Potting

    I have managed to keep my poinsettia for at least 4 years and have had it rebloom. Is it time to repot my plant?…

  • Indoor – White Fuzz on Soil

    Hello. I have a few small indoor plants that have white fuzzy stuff on the top of the soil. The room is cold and dry ..could it still be fungus? I have never seen any gnats or any other insects.…

  • Cacti Care

    I live in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  My plants are indoors now.  I have divided the Cacti by cutting, letting dry, and replanting.  They did well outside in the summer, but now there is no movement.  Anything I can do to stimulate growth? …

  • Fertilizing Houseplants

    My plants have been re-potted in organic soil but are not growing – these are not flowering plants.  I have Jobes Spike’s for flowering plants, can I still use them for these non flowering ones?…

  • Plant ID Hibiscus

    Hello, Kindly help me in identifying this plant? Is this a house plant? May I keep it outside during the summer? When does it normally bloom? Thank you.  …

  • Discoloured and Dying Leaves on House Plant

    Two months ago my house plants were attacked by aphids or some similar bug. I sprayed them heavily and religiously with Safer’s Soap, four treatments in 28 days. Now some plants have dead leaves and others have leaves with these…