Entries Tagged as 'Knock Out Roses'

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Non-Perky Knock Out Roses

 TheGardenLady received this concern from Cammi about her Knock Out Roses: 1. I live in middle of CT. 2. Soil is clay 3. I just planted knock out roses in mid to late May 2018 4. We added bone meal to soil and then planted bushes then, put weed mat and mulch over the […]

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Double Knockout Roses

Rose Shy? Start With a Knock Out Rose The rose is one of the most abundant garden bloomers, but also a bit intimidating to some inexperienced gardeners. Whether it’s the prolific blooms, childhood memories of mothers and grandmothers with perfect rose gardens, or the thorns, some gardeners sadly shy away from rose bushes. Though fear […]

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Winterizing Roses

Winter is coming to some parts of the US while some parts have already had snow. What should we do to winterize our roses? Not all roses need serious winter rose care. Roses classified as old garden roses are extremely tolerant of cold temperatures and those who have Knockout roses and/or live in zones 5 […]

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Roses in TheGardenLady’s Garden

This has been a spectacular year for roses. And the roses in my garden are show pieces. These are photos of a few of the showiest roses in bloom right now. I did not take pictures of the miniature roses I have that are filled with flowers and my Fairy rose is still filled with […]

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Protecting Knock Out Roses

Knock Out Roses by hozn TheGardenLady received this question from Sharon. I live in Southern, MA. My knockout roses became overgrown this year so I cut them way back today. Do I need to protect them since they are cut down to about 1 ft high? Spring is the time to prune your shrub roses- […]

Friday, June 15th, 2012

People Enjoy Roses in TheGardenLady’s Garden

For you… by VinothChandar TheGardenLady wants to continue to write about some of the flowers in her garden that make people  stop and ooh and aah.  Today she will talk about roses. There’s a reason why roses are the most popular flower in the world. Even Shakespeare immortalized the rose by writing “A rose by […]

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

More Questions about Knock Out Roses

Knock Out Roses by hozn TheGardenLady received this question from Mary Jane about a problem she was having with her knock out roses. I planted eight knock out roses in the sun last year and they bloomed. After blooming the first year I put mulch on the base of the rose bush and the ground […]

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Two Knock Out Rose Problems

Sawfly by Mean and Pinchy TheGardenLady received two questions from two people who were having problems with knock out roses.  Here is the first question. I am very upset with my knock out roses. They have small green worms covering the leafs and eating holes in them. They also get on the perennial hibiscus. Is […]

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

When to Prune Knock Out Roses

Rose pruning time by kaysare TheGardenLady received this question from Keith. I live in Bartlesille. When should I prune my Knock Out Roses? TheGardenLady has been getting a number of questions about when to prune Knock Out Roses. First of all, if any rose has Dead, Diseased, Damaged, Spindly or Weak branches, these branches can […]

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 […]