roses

Bayou Garden
6:31 am
Sat August 30, 2014

For Roses, It's Ugly Season

Credit Mark Claesgens

Rose bushes generally don't look their best this time of year.

Heat takes its toll.   

  

Bayou Garden
7:07 am
Sat June 14, 2014

Stop and Prune the Roses?

Apricot Drift rose.
Credit Allen Owings

Most roses are not especially happy in the extreme heat of mid-to-late summer. And, come to think of it, neither are most gardeners. But pruning some roses is something you might want to consider this time of year. 


Bayou Garden
6:34 am
Sat February 22, 2014

Stimulate Growth, Get Pruning!

Drift Apricot rose blossom
Credit LSU AgCenter

Early February is an excellent time to prune repeat-flowering roses.


Bayou Garden
7:25 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Get Your Roses Planted Soon

A rose after the rain in Boutte, La.
Credit praline3001 / Flickr

Likely, there's no better loved flower than the rose. If you're thinking of planting some, now is a great time to do it.