Spots and Foamy Balls on Cacti

Two of our cactus plants have fallen sick this winter. One has become covered in light brown/beige spots. The other, a shorter round cactus has white foamy balls that have formed on it (pictures attached). They share a pot where…

Failing succulents

I purchased a collection of succulents in Jan and they were all doing really well until the last week or two. Now each seems to have a different problem. The cactus has white stuff on it. It looks like Mealy…

Scale on Frangipani and Mealybugs on Orchids

I have a 5 ft. deciduous frangipani growing in a container which I put outside in the summer and bring in for the winter.  The frangipani has scale which I am treating with a spray of 1 cup alcohol to…