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Hort in the Home Landscape

A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.
2016-06-30 08 20 26

Japanese Beetles Make Their Appearance

I walked out to my garden this week to find that the lovely 6 week period where Japanese beetles are present had arrived. Oh joy! My pussy willow in particular, is just glowing with skeltonized brown leaves covering the top 1/3 of the plant.     In most years,...

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2016-06-22 12 31 09

Plant of the Week: Borage

How is it the end of June already! This month has been so busy I haven't had much time to get out in the garden. The weeds are sure loving the opportunity to thrive though in my absence! This week's Plant of the Week is  Borage ( Borago officinalis) . I planted Borage in one of my container gardens this year at the office for an upcoming edible flower prog...

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