Entries Tagged as 'Roses'

Monday, December 5th, 2011

The Rose Parade in California

Rose parade 2010 Pasadena, Calif. by Sunriserjay A dream of this GardenLady has been to one day go to the Rose Parade in California. It sounds like the most beautiful parade in the world. I want to see in real time so many flowers floating by in one parade; how floats can even by made […]

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Fall Planting

Bulbs. by don.wing45 Everyone knows that fall is the time to plant many of the bulbs that will bloom in the spring. All the stores are now carrying daffodils, tulips and other bulbs and catalogs are sending out the bulbs you ordered this spring. But fall is also the time to plant other plants for […]

Friday, August 5th, 2011

What’s Happening in TheGardenLady’s Garden

Pink Crape Myrtle by BFS Man Since it is so hot outside, it is difficult even for TheGardenLady to want to be out among my flowers. I do spend a few hours daily watering the flowers, so I am out either early in the morning before or just when the sun comes up or close […]

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Rose Thorns Can Be Dangerous

Rose thorns by DRB62 TheGardenLady received this question from Sandie. Funny thing happened to me today. I was pruning roses and got a brief stick in the knuckle over my pinkie by a very large thorn. I bled a little, but being a tough gal, I went on with my task at hand. A few […]

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Unique Gift: Create Your Own Rose and Name It

Would you like this rose named for you? Have you ever wanted to give the perfect gift to someone? Or have you ever wanted to honor someone special in the perfect way? A group from Princeton, NJ, wrote to TheGardenLady with such a request. They wanted to honor a beloved mayor with a rose named […]

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Epsom Salt – Great for your Body and for your Plants

CreativeTools.se – PackshotCreator – Epsom salt by Creative Tools After a hard days work in the garden, do you fill a warm bath for yourself and add Epsom salt to the water to soak those sore muscles? It is a nice treat to refresh yourself. According to the Epsom Salt Council this is a healthful […]

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 […]

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Best New Plants of 2011

Livin’ Easy™ 1996 AARS Winner This is the time of year that the best new plants of the New Year are being announced: shrubs, trees annuals, perennials and vegetables. There is plenty of time to read about the plants to see if any will fit into your garden. The Yellow Rose by AllHarts All American […]

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Wine and Roses Weigela

Wine & Roses Weigela by Cheezylu TheGardenLady received a question from someone named Nicky who lives near TheGardenLady and who has seen TheGardenLady’s garden. You have a beautiful specimen in your garden that is in bloom with lovely pink blossoms and dark leaves (reddish). It has the general size of a flowering almond, but seems […]

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Roses in TheGardenLady’s Garden

Welcome to TheGardenLady’s garden. I will be posting some photos of plants in my garden. I had hoped to send you photos as each plant flowered. But the season is passing quickly and so many of the flowers, like my Jacob’s Ladder-Polemonium and bleeding hearts-dicentra have already finished blooming in my yard. So I am […]