Why might a houseplant wilt if it is planted in a pot that is too small?

Answer As the leaves and blooms grow, so do the roots. If its a strong root system, it needs care too. Two of the signs of unhealthy roots are leaf-drop or wilting. It means the roots have grown in the po... Read More »

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Can a huge houseplant fig tree grow if it is planted outdoors in Alberta Canada?

Houseplant Fig Trees of enormous size can successfully be planted outdoors in Alberta ,Canada if they are surrounded on three sides by a tall fence at least 10 meters in height (or by buildings of ... Read More »

I planted 2 avocado trees 8 years ago & all I get is small bitter fruit. How long B 4 I get some good fruit?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUE.Let me guess, you planted them yourself from the pits of avocados you ate? Right? What you have are some very nice looking, fast growing avocado trees. but you have... Read More »

Does grass spread after planted, or does it just grow in the spots that it was planted in?

Hey Roxanne,Grass can spread in several ways. The roots will get stronger and more blades will shoot up: Rhizomes on some varieties will grow underground and come up randomly, spreading the grass... Read More »

Cactus Wilt?

Many times gardeners grow cacti without major problems. When a cactus starts to wilt, it could have one of a few different ailments. Wilting could mean the gardener is not properly caring for the p... Read More »