Ailing Aloe vera plant

Hi there, I have an aloe that was beautifully healthy, spawned three pups, also very healthy, and then a fourth a while later (around the time the first three hit 10-15cm, when I was going to repor them, but didn’t…

Scale on a rubber plant

Hi, I have had an adopted rubber plant – I believe it is a Ficus Elastica for several years. It has a persistent case of scale. I have tried the following: wipe leaves regularly with rubbing alcohol, wipe with witch…

Regrowing a Dying Rubber Tree from a Cutting

Hello, Earlier this summer I was entrusted with my mother’s 40+ year old Rubber Tree plant (Fred) which was thriving in my backyard. However after some heavy rains while we were away he was flooded and although we repotted him…

Baby Rubber Plant Spindles Falling Off

Hello, I bought this beautiful little plant back in November (took a while of searching to figure out what type of plant it was – i think a peperomia clusiifolia pericattii???). It seemed healthy and the leaves continue to look…

Hoya plant

I live in TORONTO. What should I do to make this plant flower. It is quite large with healthy dark green leaves about 12 years old. It is next to a large south facing window, lots of light but only…

Passionate plant enthusiast

I’m trying to understand if there is a general way to maintain all types of plants. Here is the challenge I’m trying to answer… You have 100 plants of all different species. You’re in a room where you can adjust…

Air Layering a Dieffenbachia

This is a question regarding indoor gardening. I have a rather large dieffenbachia and I air layered it in the past, like maybe 10 years ago. What I’m wondering is it too late to do the air layering again because…

Eugenia Topiary

If your Eugenia topiary are already planted in the ground do you have to cover them in the winter so they won’t freeze.…

Hoya Flowering?

  I have had a Hoya plant (see photo, looks healthy / keeps growing) for 6~7 years, started with a stem cut. But it has not had any sign of flowering. I had it indoor until about a month ago,…

Jade Plants

I have two jade plants , that my mother has had for years. In the last two weeks the leaves are falling off. Leaves are crunchy as well. Can you offer some. Suggestions?…