Cactus turned orange

I’ve had this cactus sitting in direct sunlight by a large west facing window for 2 years. I water about once per month. At the beginning it was entirely green but slowly it has accumulated this orange/white powdery looking substance…

Grapefruit tree in suspended animation

I am not a current resident of Toronto but was born and raised there.I hope I can still ask for your help. I have a grapefruit tree as a houseplant that grew from seed 40 years ago. It puts out…

Frost-bitten Jade

Hello, my jade plant was left outside on my balcony about two weeks ago after I moved. With the moving madness, I forgot it was out there until last weekend :( We’ve left it alone for the past week and…

Phalaenopsis orchid in a small pot

I was given a phalaenopsis orchid several years ago. It bloomed for a long time, but then stopped and has not bloomed in at least a year until now. There are several buds on this orchid. It is in a…

Hydrangea care and planting outdoors

I just bought this hydrangea (pls see photo) at Costco. The temperatures here in Toronto aren’t as warm as a couple of weeks ago and I’m wondering when I can put it outdoors on my porch. The tag says Hydrangea…

Areca Palm – Dry tips and dry patches on stalk

Areca Palm (purchased from Ikea 1 month ago) facing a South window where it gets plenty of indirect bright light. There are a lot of dry tips that I ended up trimming back but I also noticed some drying of…

Why my Peace Lily doesn’t have flowers?

I’ve had this peace lily (Spathiphyllum) for a 2-3 years. After the original flowers were over I have never seen the ‘right flowers’ in the same pot… This time I can see just one tiny flower on the bottom but…

Queen of the night plant

I live in Las Vegas Nevada. Where the temputures can be very and very cold. My Queen of the night plant is dying. I’m sending you a picture hoping you can help. Thank you…

Happy Bean pincushion Peperomia turning yellow

The plant had previous root rot this is what is left of it. The leaves are turning yellow and falling off. I have been watering it with water mixed with liquid fertilizer when the soil gets dry. The soil is…

Yellowing leaves – large indoor tree – Dracaena

I was gifted this tree in the attached photos a few years ago and have somehow seemed to care for it well. It’s seemed to thrive in it’s location but recently the leaves have started to yellow and sink. I…