A question regarding my cactus

I’m sorry I can’t tell you what kind of cactus this is but I’ve had it for several years and have seen the bottom of it turn brown. I was wondering what’s wrong with it and if there is anything…

Care of Miltoniopsis Orchids

I recently purchased a Miltoniopsis Bert Field Am/AOS orchid and a Miltoniopsis Lennart Karl Gottling” Red Rim” orchid. They are both jammed very tightly into their pots, so I pulled one out of the pot to check what medium they…

Homemade planting medium for containers

What is the best product for planting in containers or do you have a DIY recipe? The products I have tried recently seem to resist water rather than absorb it, even though I start with a damp medium when initially…

Where to buy potting media

I am having problems locating the following in Toronto, for ferns, orchids and violets. Where can I buy the following (¬†horticultural grade) products? Charcoal, medium coarse sand, mica, sphagnum Moss (Lee Valley carries low grade New Zealand), fir bark,…