Bird of Paradise care

I bought this plant and haven’t replanted it yet so I’m unsure which type of soil it is but there is lots of wood chips throughout and on top. I live in quite a dry and dusty apartment but we…

Mandevilla

My mandevilla has lots of yellow leaves falling. It has green leaves on the outside. What should I do (fertilize) ? I am planning to take it outside soon. It has a few flowers. What should I fertilize it with?…

Repotting a lemon tree to a smaller pot

Hi I have a relatively large lemon tree in a relatively large pot (24 inch diameter x 24 inches high). After a few years of trying, I seem to be able a keep the plant relatively happy and actually bear…

Recovering frostbitten ficus Audrey

Hello, I walked my new ficus Audrey home from the plant shop in January — it was about 8 inches tall — and it got severely frostbitten and slowly started dying. The bottom leave was okay so I chopped off…

Calamondiin orange tree

My calamondin has a clear sticky residue on some of the leaves. Just started. What is it? How do I treat this?  …

little black flies

My Ming Aurelia seems to have tiny black flies in the soil. They fly around the apartment and are quite annoying. How can I get rid of them?…

Bird of paradise leaves folding downward?

Hello, I inherited a ailing bird of paradise recently and am trying to nurse it back to health. All of its leaves including some new growth are dropping / folding downward. The plant gets a lot of light and I…

Hybrid hibiscus

I looking for hybrid hibiscus from Hidden valley hibiscus or Logees south of the border. Would you be able to help..??…