Poinsettia yellowing leaves

We saved this plant last Christmas, repotted in the spring and it became about 18″ tall. Did well, but now leaves are yellowing and curling. Too much water or not enough? Also had white bugs and I used Safer’s soap.…

re: overwintering ‘Elephant Ears’

Hello, I had a gorgeous Elephant Ears in a patio pot over last summer, & it grew huge in a shaded area. I wanted to save it indoors over winter, but it’s now weak, pale and spindly, and the stems…

Arithmeum Plant

To: Master Gardeners Subject: Arithmeum Plant I bought a Mauve/Purple Arithmeum Plant near the end of the winter – it bloomed for a very long time. New leaves appear regularly. It seems to like the spot it is in as…

Azalea plant

I bought a beautiful Azalea plant last year – possibly at the end of the winter – it bloomed beautifully for a very long time. During the summer it was outside in a shady spot growing in shiny, healthy, new…

What to do with this yucca?

Placed at the corner of dining room but closer to the patio door facing South/East, this yucca is loosing its great shape. Bought 3 or 4 years ago. I gave watered once or twice a season. Is there any solution?…

Use of moisture meters

I have a new moisture meter and I am noticing that sometimes when I stick the meter in, it will show “Moist” but if I move over to another spot, it says “Dry”. So which one do I listen to…

Amarylis

I have an Amarylis that has only one leaf. How to I get it to produce more and to rebloom.…

Jasmine plant losing its blossoms

I have a jasmine plant that is losing its blossoms within a day or two. Do you know why this is happening? Do I require a special fertilizer? Thanks…

Mona Lavender

Last year we bought Mona Lavender in 4″ pots (see photo) and planted the garden in late May. It was very happy and grew to about 60-70+cm and flowered all summer. We brought it into the house in October and…