The Joy of Landscaping

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How to Care for Knock Out® Roses


The joy of low maintenances roses! **

I was thinking today about what tasks needed to be done this month with the gardening season around the corner. "Prune the Knockout Roses" is on list. It’s one of the few times of the year that I need to pay some attention to these marvels of horticulture. You see, despite my intense love of garden design, I just don’t like plants that are fussy and need a lot of hand holding. That’s why I stayed away from roses for so long.

Fortunately, Knock Out Roses® (Rosa x “Radyod”) came along and at last, I’ve been able to enjoy roses in my own landscape. While the Blushing color works best in my yard, they come also in pink, red and yellow rose colors.

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