Entries from February 2011

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Protecting Plants from Snow and Ice in the Winter

Ice Tree by Spiritwoman1 There are many websites about how to plan to prevent damage to trees in winter snow or ice storms.  See here, for example.   These articles tell one how to pick strong trees that won’t be as prone to winter breakage and how to wrap trees or shrubs to try to […]

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Caring for Knockout Roses Down South

Raindrops on Double Pink Knock Out rose in November garden by pawightm TheGardenLady received several questions about Knock Out roses. Here’s a question from Dan about caring for Knock Out roses in the winter. How do you care for Knock Out roses in the winter in Tallahassee, Florida. Can I put hay around and cover […]