A Droopy Cactus*

I have a cactus in my window sill.  It’s been a great little guy up until recently.  It started drooping severely in the past 5 months or so.  It seems to not like being watered at all, as it seems…

Opuntia Cactus*

I grew this opuntia cactus from a seed of a cactus pear which I ate.  It is about 5 years old.  Growing indoors in a condominium apartment facing east.  It has never been taken outside.  Recently it has started having…

Beginning Plants*

I’m very new to gardening.  I live in the city and I’d like to start with some easy houseplants, also some easy vegetables.  Any suggestions?  Any books that are great for first timers?…

White flying insects*

How do you to kill tiny white flying insects. I think it might be Silverleaf Whitefly. Ornamental sweet potato plant Climate zone 8 Full to partial sun Potted Soil Type – Potting Soil Fertilize when needed Leaves look like the…

String of pearls plant*

I’m really hoping on getting some information on String of Pearls plants. What kind of light do they need? I’ve heard indirect sunlight s best – but how dark of a room can they handle? Also, are there any tricks…

Pandanus veitchii – lighting *

I wrote to you a while ago regarding my Pandanus veitchii plant. It seems to be doing good so far. I have placed it in the corner of my dining room which faces the opposite south side window. I want…

Overwinter Celery fern?*

I have a large celery fern that I moved indoors for the winter. It is not doing well and is making a mess. It is in an 18″ pot and has a 3 ft spread. I have limited places to…