Often considered a daunting task, rose pruning can be fun as it provides the mind with some alone time and often treats the gardener to a mental and even meditative state in which to relax, forget about work and stresses and enjoy the outdoors.
- Pruning roses, helps rejuvenate your rose plants, it encourages new and more aggressive growth and leads to a more prominent and longer flowering period.
- By pruning roses you improve air circulation and remove old growth which reduces disease build up and encourages a more attractive, healthy plant.
- A good annual pruning means your roses will remain young and vigorous and reward you with bigger, better and more prominent flowers for longer periods of time.
- A lesser reason for pruning roses, but still a valid one is the
added benefit of a mental and even meditative state in which to relax, forget about work and other stresses and enjoy the amazing outdoors.