Norfolk Pine Problems

Hi, I have had a beloved Norfolk pine in my home since 1999. For the past 12 years, it has been on the windowsill of a south-facing window. The window has a translucent blind that cuts the strength of the…

Pothos Plant

Hello! I have had a pothos plant in my bathroom for about 15 years but, due to neglect, it has declined to the point that there is one stem left with two leaves on it. It is barely holding on…

Raising an Avocado

I have an avocado that now has roots enough to plant in soil. Do I remove the 2 halves of the pit when planting?    …

Separating Bulbs of Ornamental Pineapple Plant

Hi, I have an ornamental pineapple plant that I bought about 9 months ago. It has grown a lot and it now has 2 shoots that are growing on each side of the original plant and they are over half…

Fiddle leaf fig

There are spots on my fiddle leaf and I’m wondering if you can help me figure out what they are from:

Pandanus veitchii Plant

I just wanted to report that my plant is still doing great. It has several shoots (babies). How tall should the shoots be before taking them from the plant to root them? Also, I was thinking that for the shoots,…

Indoor Monstera Plant

Hi Master Gardener I’m wondering how to improve the health of my indoor monster plant. I assume the brown leave tips suggest it is lacking something – nutrients or water or sun? I water it about 1/week; the soil is…

Avocado Tree

Hi There, Two weeks ago I had a large 80 year old Avocado tree moved from Montreal to Toronto. It was in a storage facility for several days.The leaves were all dead when they arrived, so the mover cut them…

Unhappy Jade Plant

I have an unhappy Jade plant that I inherited from a friend.  It’s losing leaves.  It’s in a sunny window.  There is a heating source nearby.  It gets watered about once every two weeks with a quarter cup of water.  …

Propagating Oxalis

I have a healthy Oxalis plant and it is beginning to outgrow the pot. How do I go about propagating my beautiful plant.…