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Rose Pruning 101

The worst thing you can do is to not prune your roses.

Bypass secateurs. Image — Pxhere Creative Commons.

Many gardeners may be hesitant about how to prune but don’t worry, the worst thing you can do is not prune. Roses are originally from Europe (Rosa canina, 2021) and in a natural state would have been browsed by goats. Goats wouldn’t nibble to an open vase shape or to an outward facing bud, so you won’t get it wrong.

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