Begonia problem

Hello Toronto Master Gardeners, I’ve had a beautiful begonia for about 8 years. Never had any issues until one day this winter, when I noticed it losing a lot of leaves. I figured perhaps a draft from the window we…

No window office plants

I have been interested in getting a office client however, my office has no windows or natural light. I know there are a lot of green plants that will survive in this environment. But I was interested in a plant…

Disease on indoor herbs

In trying to grow indoor herbs, we find that they are under attack from some disease. The leaves brown and then die. We have fungus gnats in the soil. Hydrogen peroxide doesn’t seem to eradicate them, even after repeated use.…

Avocado leaves

I have had my indoor avocado plant for over a year now. However, I noticed the leaf tips turning brown. I flushed the dirt and let it drain well, but now the leaves are changing texture and yellowing around the…

Overwintering Mandevilla

I brought a potted mandavilla indoors 6in pot before frost etc eventually all the leaves dropped , watered during nov to present , having not seen any sign of life so unpotted it and roots look ok , what should…

What is the best potting soil mixture to use?

HI what is the best potting soil to mixture for my house plants such as geraniums I see that they are not doing too well lately and I just wanted to know what is best for them since they don’t…

What is the best food to add for watering?

Hi What is the best food to put in your watering can to feed your house plants , such as Geraniums and what is the number that i should buy and brand ? Could you let me know thanks…

Climbing Onion ID

  Good day, I have a plant which looks like a succulent or could also be a cactus. It grows long tendrils which climb onto any structure out of a large bulb. Tiny white blossom appear in the spring and…

Soft scale?

In December, we noticed “honey dew” on the leaves and on the floor in our plant room. We thoroughly washed all the leaves with a soap, water and alcohol sotion. All the plants were then moved and spaced out through…

Calamondin Orange Tree | Growing Indoors –

Hello – I purchased Juliet (yes, I named her), my calamondin orange tree, in early September, but this winter has been difficult. She has shed a considerable amount of her lower and inner leaves in the past couple of months,…