No window office plants

I have been interested in getting a office client however, my office has no windows or natural light. I know there are a lot of green plants that will survive in this environment. But I was interested in a plant…

What is the best potting soil mixture to use?

HI what is the best potting soil to mixture for my house plants such as geraniums I see that they are not doing too well lately and I just wanted to know what is best for them since they don’t…

What is the best food to add for watering?

Hi What is the best food to put in your watering can to feed your house plants , such as Geraniums and what is the number that i should buy and brand ? Could you let me know thanks…

Soft scale?

In December, we noticed “honey dew” on the leaves and on the floor in our plant room. We thoroughly washed all the leaves with a soap, water and alcohol sotion. All the plants were then moved and spaced out through…

Hatiora toxicity?

Hello, I wonder if you can help me find out whether a plant is harmful to cats. The (house) plant in question is Hatoria salicornioides, and common names include Dancing Bones, Drunkard’s Dream, Bottle Cactus, Spice Cactus. It is not…

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…

Dry Spots on my cactus

Hello, Big areas that seem like dryness appeared on the stem of my cactus over a month ago. It’s been in the same location on the window top for all it’s life and been getting the same amount of sun…

Sick Mandevilla Plant

I Live in Oshawa. I acquired a Mandevilla In early summer and it flourished on my south facing porch fairly well. I brought it inside in October. I don’t have any spot that provides good natural daylight indoors. I provide…

Orchid failing

I bought a beautiful orchid from a grocery about a month ago. I have been watering only once a week, I placed it in my bathroom, with indirect light, as it has a skylight near. I noticed that inside the…

Indoor gardening

Hello! I am a teacher in the TDSB and my class has volunteered to mind the small indoor garden in the stairwell of my school (see photos; window is north facing). It has easy to care for plants that don’t…