Sooty Mould on Ponytail palm

Hi- Have has this plant for over 30 years- put it out on the patio in the summer and winter it inside. Great a lot this summer, has been in this container for 1.5 years. Lower leaves are yellowing- at…

overwinter houseplant

I have a few tropicals I grow outside in containers during the season but I don’t have a suitable space to overwinter them (wish I did though!). The cold would otherwise kill them in a few days, but it’s shame…

Taking My Coleus Outdoors

We’ve been growing this coleus inside since last fall. It was a seedling growing on our terrace from a large potted coleus we had 2 years ago. We have not fertilized it at all. We have 2 questions. 1) The…

general houseplant care

I love plants and gardening, but I have the “blackest” thumb there ever was! I cannot even keep my Christmas poinsettia alive. I have tried numerous tips to monitor waterng, sun, dryness, and so much more. I have tried the…