Plant ID Hibiscus

Hello, Kindly help me in identifying this plant? Is this a house plant? May I keep it outside during the summer? When does it normally bloom? Thank you.  …

Discoloured and Dying Leaves on House Plant

Two months ago my house plants were attacked by aphids or some similar bug. I sprayed them heavily and religiously with Safer’s Soap, four treatments in 28 days. Now some plants have dead leaves and others have leaves with these…

Cattleya

My cattleyas are growing so well that they have now outgrown the pots. 1. Should I use a bigger pot or should I divide them? What is best time to do this? 2. Where can I buy soil for this…

When to prune a Hibiscus

I have 2 tropical hibiscus plants that I put outside in the summer and bring in the house for the winter. This summer they have been very happy and have more than doubled in size. They are each about 3…

Bringing Boston Ferns Indoors

Is it possible to bring Boston Ferns Indoors and keep as a houseplant over winter? I have 4 magnificant plants on my deck and would love to keep them. What is required for care indoors? Thankyou!…

Plumeria

My plumeria is in it’s 1st year and I kept indoors from March through May. It had started to put out leaves and did well. I put it outdoors in the full sun and watered and fertilized. It grew and…

Repotting in-container plants

Dear Master Gardeners, Kindly advise me on whether these plants need to be repotted. They’ve grown quite a bit since they were given to me. I want to make sure they have enough room to grow even more. Please help…

Pandanus Veitchii

Hi: I have written to you a few times about my Pandanus Veitchii Plant. I placed it outside in June for 4 weeks but when the nights and a few days were colder, I brought it back in. I am…

Cuttings of Crown of Thorns plant

Howdy, I recently cut some branches of my crown of thorns plant and I’d like the cuttings to grow roots…previously I’ve done this just by sticking the cutting in a cup with water, but this time I don’t know if…

Changed location for houseplants a problem????

I recently installed heat-reducing semitranslucent blinds in my apartment and had to move the several plants which had long been on the windowsills to tables about 6 inches back from their previous location to accommodate the new blinds. I am…