Air-layering a Dracaena marginata

Hello, I have a very spindly Dracaena marginata plant here that needs your help. It has passed the point of being able to hold itself up. So I am trying to use the ‘air-layering’ technique on the stem to create…

Corn plant (Dracaena) leaves turning yellow at the tips

Corn plant near window facing east. When some leaf ends turned yellow..I trimmed them correctly…but the yellow came back even more! Have very many house plants for years and never experienced this before. Is it possible, it’s diseased?…

Houseplants in hot, dry low-light apartment

My apartment building changed from under-floor heating to under-window radiators. (Residents cannot control the temperature or the amount of hot air blowing from the vents during cold weather.) Now although the pothos which is on the coffee table is doing…

Insects on Indoor Plant?

Hello, I had this (dracaena?) plant happliy growing outdoors last summer in the garden and it’s been inside a south-facing window at my workplace for winter. It’s visibly weaker of course with less light and the dry air, but I…

Fertilizing houseplants

Hi there. I have both Miracle-Gro shake n feed as well as the regular all-purpose water-soluble fertilizer. Is it possible to use this fertilizer on my houseplants? They include pothos, ficus elastica, dracaena marginata, spathiphyllum, and sansevieria. Thanks in advance!…

Changed location for houseplants a problem????

I recently installed heat-reducing semitranslucent blinds in my apartment and had to move the several plants which had long been on the windowsills to tables about 6 inches back from their previous location to accommodate the new blinds. I am…