The best time to prune roses is right before their active growing season begins, which occurs when the leaf buds begin to swell and turn reddish. Waiting to prune until after the second or third growing season ensures th... More »

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Prune a rose bush by choosing the right time, removing damaged and dead branches, trimming off weak branches, pruning away suckers and shaping the remaining branches. The timing and particulars of this project depends on... More »

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Knock Out roses are a popular variety for growing in gardens because they bloom prolifically and offer optimal resistance to disease. Pruning is essential to keeping these roses looking their best and giving them the bes... More »

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Most rose bushes do best following a pruning in early spring, after the leaf buds begin to swell but before the leaves emerge. The exceptions are rose varieties that bloom from last year's wood instead of from new growth... More »

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Most roses should be pruned toward the end of their dormant season when the leaf buds begin to swell. However, roses that bloom on old wood should not be pruned until after they flower. Some gardeners use the blooming of... More »

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The best time to prune knockout roses is during late winter or early spring. The branches are easily visible at this time because the plants is dormant. More »

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Some tips for caring for rose bushes include using a soaker hose to make sure they receive at least an inch of water a week, planting them in areas that receive 6 hours of sunlight a day, feeding the roses with rose food... More »