Help me save my indoor lemon tree

I had a few indoor lemon trees.  They were in the window, getting 4-5 hours of sun.  They don’t seem to get past 7 inches high then the tops turn brown and they die.  I have one left.  What should…

Fern not so hot! It’s an Areca palm

Just was wondering if you could see why my fern is looking the worst for wear.  I know humidity is a big factor.  I’m going to buy a spray bottle today, but other than that I’m not sure what to…

Looking for a rare Begonia

I am moving to a new home that will receive 5-6 hours of indoor sunlight and would like to grow some interesting begonias.  In particular, I would like to locate a ‘Turkey Paw’ begonia which my brother has had in…

A Droopy Cactus

I have a cactus in my window sill.  It’s been a great little guy up until recently.  It started drooping severely in the past 5 months or so.  It seems to not like being watered at all, as it seems…

Opuntia Cactus

I grew this opuntia cactus from a seed of a cactus pear which I ate.  It is about 5 years old.  Growing indoors in a condominium apartment facing east.  It has never been taken outside.  Recently it has started having…

Beginning Plants

I’m very new to gardening.  I live in the city and I’d like to start with some easy houseplants, also some easy vegetables.  Any suggestions?  Any books that are great for first timers?…

White flying insects

How do you to kill tiny white flying insects. I think it might be Silver Leaf White Fly. Ornamental sweet potato plant Climate zone 8 Full to partial sun Potted Soil Type – Potting Soil Fertilize when needed Leaves look…

String of pearls plant

I’m really hoping on getting some information on String of Pearls plants. What kind of light do they need? I’ve heard indirect sunlight s best – but how dark of a room can they handle? Also, are there any tricks…