Strange growth on plant in same pot as my orchid

The Cattleya orchid plant I purchased a number of years ago came with a small plant that that strings along with semi-circle leaves. This small plant kept on growing without any problems. But today, to my surprise, I noticed that…

Growing Gesneriads: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Several members of the Gesneriad family of plants originate in tropical forests where they have adapted to relatively low levels of light and fairly constant moderate to warm temperatures. As a result, many make good houseplants. A few of the…

Bonfire begonias in winter

Do I need to lift the bonfire begonias in my outdoor garden for the fall and keep the tubers cool and dry until next spring? Or can I re-pot them inside and keep them going all winter?…