Passion flower – getting buds to bloom

My Passion flower vine has many buds but very few actually open up although when one does it’s gorgeous! We’ve had the vine for several years and have been successful in overwintering indoors and summering outside. We’ll see multiple buds…

Bird of Paradise seems sad

I live in Toronto.  I put Bertie (not a very original name I know) outside in my south facing very sunny yard.  But she just doesn’t seem to be thriving.  I was watering her with distilled water when she was…

Gardenia – black spots

Hi there, I’ve read your other posts (as well a lot on the internet) to try to figure this out without success. I recently purchased a gardenia plant from a local garden center. There were a few of them that…

Gardenia

Hi! I brought a perfectly healthy and flowering Gardenia last fall. It was healthy all winter and then got way over watered in March. It grew white mold on the surface of its pot soil. The leaves turned yellow and…

Mona Lavender

Last year we bought Mona Lavender in 4″ pots (see photo) and planted the garden in late May. It was very happy and grew to about 60-70+cm and flowered all summer. We brought it into the house in October and…

Pandanus Veitchii

I was just wondering when I can put my Pandanus Veitchii plants outside and when I should bring them back in? Also, can I use Schwatz Plant Food to fertilize them? If not what product would you recommend? Thanks  …

Indoor pepper plant flowers not becoming fruits

My pepper plants are inside a condo in downtown Toronto. They have many flowers but just fall on the soil, I use Q-Tips to sort of pollinate them but no results. Any advice or suggestions on what I can do…

Birds of Paradise Problems

Hello, I don’t know what is going on but my birds of paradise has a host of problems and I don’t know what to do. The room condition is bright room with no sunlight- is that okay ? Climate zone…

Pandanus Veitchii

Hi, I been having problems with my two pandanus veitchii plants these past months. Some of the leaves have been turning yellow and some have turned brown and shriveled up. I water then once a week and have placed them…