Repotting my jade plant

I have a large jade plant, that has been in a clay pot for about 12 years. At this point, the soil is so hard, that I can barely insert a sharp paring knife into it. It clearly needs to…

Croton – repotting

I live in Toronto and every summer I put my 25 year old, 5 feet tall croton on a porch where it thrives in 6 hours of sun. I usually spray it with soap and water, then rinse and bring…

Pandanus Veitchii

I have asked questions before about my Pandanus Veitchii but I don’t think I have asked about what month it would be good to take my plant outside for the summer and when to bring it in. I would make…

Agapanthus – how to get them to bloom again?

hi there- i have a couple of potted agapanthus (very root bound, facing south) that have been with me for 5 or 6 years. they have only reflowered once. any advice to get blooms again? tx…

Indoor Hibiscus

Hello, I’ve got 30 year old hibiscus plants.  In recent years they appear to be very healthy (lot of green leaves) but rarely a flower.  I rarely fertilize.  They spend the summer months in the outdoors though protected from direct…

Bonsai care

I have been given a 25 year old Ficus bonsai and I have no idea how to care for it other than the watering and fertilizing. I will need to repot it which I feel comfortable doing. It is the…

Pandanus Veitchii

Hi, I was wondering when I can start putting out my pandanus veitchii plant outside. I have now had this plant for 4 years and it is growing really good. I am wondering if I should give it new soil.…

Repotting Huge Jade

I have to repot my huge jade plant, can you give me some tips? Current pot is 14 inches, should I go to a 16 inch pot or larger? What kind of soil should I use?…

Wintering Topiaries – Toronto

i wondered about wintering these topiaries – we have 2 plants. at the present time, as you can see from the photos, i planted some flowering plants to give it color during the summer months. My plan was to remove…