Repotting my jade plant

I have a large jade plant, that has been in a clay pot for about 12 years. At this point, the soil is so hard, that I can barely insert a sharp paring knife into it. It clearly needs to…

Succulent losing leaves

Hi there and thank you so much for any help you can provide. Please see photos below. I bought this succulent three years and it has always struggled, losing one or two leaves every week or so but growing more.…

Repotting Huge Jade

I have to repot my huge jade plant, can you give me some tips? Current pot is 14 inches, should I go to a 16 inch pot or larger? What kind of soil should I use?…

Indoor mint and sage – leaves turning black

My mint growing by the window in my sunroom (facing west) started having leaves turning black (looked burnt and dry like charcoal) on the tip. I tried watering more but it didn’t seem to change.  Actually, something similar is happening…

Plant disease on a calamondin?

Hi there, I purchased a calomondin bush for a friend whose plant I accidentally killed when I exposed it to scale. Upon bringing the new plant home, I now realize there is a white dusts on the leaves. Now I’m…

Succulent Identification

Hello. I saw the most beautiful hanging succulent today and would like to know what it is called. It had very delicate light green vines with leaves on it and miniature rosettes (blue in this case) on the vines, maybe…

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…

Hibiscus tree pests and stress

I have two hibiscus trees that have been outside during summer for the last 2 years, and back inside the office for the winter. When back inside they have white fly and bugs, the soil is drying out necessitating watering…