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.…

Tiny black flying bugs

Hello: Our house is filled with tiny black flying bugs, which fly not just around the plants, but throughout the house; they are attracted to light. In the summer, I put most of my houseplants outside, and bring them inside…

Gooey soil substance – String of pearls

What’s this gooey substance that has appeared on the surface of the soil? I noticed it after re-potting, fortunately, my strings of pearls appear unaffected. Also, I’ve noticed gnats. Any suggestions on how to get rid of them?…

pale spider plants

hi, I am wondering why my spider plants are pale and wilted, can they be restored? I have placed them in indirect sunlight, after I noticed direct sunlight did not help them recover. They were recently repotted a couple of…

fungas gnats, their eggs and larva

Hi, how long does fungas gnats, eggs and larva survive in dry soil with sunshine and circulating air….I didnt see any larva per se, but I would nt know how the eggs look like. I have removed my plant from…

Fruit flies or fungus gnats

I live in Manitoba ( zone 3 ) and I have three potted plants ( Hibiscus, Holly and Norfolk Pine ) which were on my deck all summer and have now brought in for the winter. Since bringing them in…

Questions about a small greenhouse

Hi, I have two questions: 1. How should I keep the area under my 0.5m x 1.5m indoor green house flies free? (My greenhouse works with a plant growth light) 2. For how hours in a day should I keep…