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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.
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Plant of the Week: Butterfly Weed

This week's Plant of the Week is special because it is the 2017  Perennial Plant of the Year ! Each year the Perennial Plant Association selects an outstanding perennial to promote and 2017's perennial is Butterfly Weed ( Asclepias tuberosa ). And it sure is well deserving!...

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Plant of the Week: Asiatic Lilies

As a floral designer, this week's  Plant of the Week is a favorite of mine:  Asiatic Lilies ( Lilium sp). While visiting the gardens on the Macon County Master Gardener Garden Walk this past weekend, I noticed several gardens with Asiatic lilies blooming in full glory. One of the earliest and easiest to grow of all the lilies, Asiati...

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Using Cut Flowers to Bring the Garden Indoors

As gardeners, many of us like to relax in the backyard, taking time to enjoy our beautiful flowers, but why not bring those beautiful bloomers indoors to enjoy? Many showy flowers, grasses, and foliage are available to interplant into your existing garden beds, allowing you to harvest throughout the seasons. The most important thing to consider when choosing a plant for a cut flower gar...

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