Our latest video on rose pruning is live and ready to help you get your roses in shape for spring. We show you 4 easy steps to guide you through the process, ease fears and keep your roses healthy.
While this video was shot in January, you can still take care of your rose pruning tasks in February, and even after they start sending out new growth if you’re really behind. Just do it soon and you’ll be rewarded with blooms in spring.
If you’d rather see words on the page, check out this blog post with step by step instructions for rose pruning:
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Since you’re holding your garden shears, now is also a good time (if not a little late) for winter pruning your fruit trees. If you planted new fruit trees recently, take the time to train (read: shape) them so they develop strong scaffold branches at the right angle (about 60 degrees). Check out this helpful post by Robert Kourik, a respected author I met at the Heirloom Expo a couple years ago: