Entries Tagged as 'Roses'

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

A Peek into TheGardenLady’s Garden

Check out some photos taken by Laura Hawkins of the flowers in my garden. It is the end of iris season, so the photo shows a lot of dead blooms. Nonetheless, you can get some idea about how many irises I had blooming. The second photo above shows Baptisia in bloom next to the yellow […]

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 […]

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

What to plant when the weather is so fickle

Spring is almost here- but most Americans will look out  their windows to just see snow. There is the old saying that tells gardeners to plant peas on St. Patrick’s Day or the first day of Spring. If there is snow and ice on the ground or the soil is still frozen, what is a […]

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 […]

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Black Spot on Roses

Black spot of rose Scot Nelson TheGardenLady wrote about the roses in her garden that get black spot.  Many roses, unfortunately, are affected by this disease. As I had written, one is never to water roses overhead. Mechanical watering devices that come on automatically at a set time are especially problematic in overhead watering. TheGardenLady […]

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 […]

Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Gardening gloves to protect you from getting pricked

deadheading by jendubin When you are pricked by a rose thorn and your finger swells or if you feel you are having problems with a cut you got working in your garden, get to your Medical Emergency room. There are bacteria that can get into a wound. The physician there will treat you accordingly. This […]

Friday, June 29th, 2012

What is your favorite rose?

Rose Floribunda ‘Julia Childs’ by Drew Avery TheGardenLady is begging her readers to share with us: What is your favorite rose? Please let us know the name of the rose you love. If you have a photo of your favorite rose, could you send it in as well?  If you don’t have a photo, we […]

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 […]

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

How to Prevent Thrips From Distorting Rose Flowers

Teeming with life by elizabethdonoghue My roses are in bloom already. It is amazing to see roses in bloom two to four weeks early. But since all the other flowers opened early, why shouldn’t the roses? One dreams that insects wouldn’t enjoy the roses as much as I do; but unfortunately roses are one of […]