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.