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Wait Before Assuming The Cold Killed Your Rose

Wait Before Assuming The Cold Killed Your Rose

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While a rose may look dead from above the ground after a winter like the one we just had, it's too early to assume it is. This is my experience with this kind of thing.

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Polar Vortex means a hard prune is in order for some roses.

Polar Vortex means a hard prune is in order for some roses.

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Gardeners were wondering what the polar vortex was going to mean for their plants. I am just now finding out what it means for my roses and it means radical action is needed for some.

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How to Prune Panicle Hydrangeas

How to Prune Panicle Hydrangeas

Find out how to cut back these beautiful, versatile shrubs.

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How to Prune Mountain Laurel

How to Prune Mountain Laurel

Expert Dick Jaynes demonstrates how to properly prune this beautiful shrub

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Spring Came Early And I Havent Pruned My Roses Yet!

Spring Came Early And I Haven't Pruned My Roses Yet!

What should you do if spring came early and you haven't pruned yet? First of all relax and then read this post.

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How Soon Can You Prune A Young Rose

How Soon Can You Prune A Young Rose

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A lot of gardeners ask me if it's okay to prune a newly planted rose after it's first year in the garden. It's a great question!

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Video - Pruning The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

Video - Pruning The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

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It's pruning time and to inspire you here is a delightful video of 375 volunteers pruning one of America's largest rose garden! Includes some great footage shot by an aerial helicopter!

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Tip For Stripping Winter Leaves Off Large Roses

Tip For Stripping Winter Leaves Off Large Roses

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Many consider it a good idea to remove all the old leaves off roses over the winter. But how do you that with a large shrub or climbing rose?

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Video - How To Prune A Shrub Rose In 30 seconds.

Video - How To Prune A Shrub Rose In 30 seconds.

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I came across this video with Steve Hutton of The Conard-Pyle Company recently. He shows his method for quick pruning roses. I love it!

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Removing An Old Cane From A Rose

Removing An Old Cane From A Rose

It's always a good idea to remove an old cane from a rose to make room for new ones. But what is the best way to do it? We have a video.

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The Taming of the Yew

The Taming of the Yew

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Everyone I talk to is all "Ew, I HATE those" when I talk about Yews. But I think they have worth-- But some are not sure it's worth this particular effort...

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Observations While Pruning My Own Garden After A Non-Winter

Observations While Pruning My Own Garden After A Non-Winter

Like a great deal of the country we never had a winter. Should this affect our pruning if we live in an area that normally has a dormant season. I think it should.

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Video: How to Prune Raspberries

Video: How to Prune Raspberries

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David Handley, small fruit specialist at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service, shows how to prune raspberries for maximum yield and ease of picking.

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Ten Rose Pruning Tips

Ten Rose Pruning Tips

Rose pruning time is coming and I've got ten tips for you.

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Five Common Pruning Mistakes, and How to Fix Them

Five Common Pruning Mistakes, and How to Fix Them

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Have you ever pruned so ineptly that your tree or shrub looks like a caricature? Well, don't despair. Help is at hand.

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Pruning Tips and Techniques

Pruning Tips and Techniques

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Find out what you want to know about pruning tools and methods, as well as instructions for pruning many common shrubs and trees.

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The One Essential Thing To Know When Pruning Climbing Roses

The One Essential Thing To Know When Pruning Climbing Roses

Pruning climbing roses can be intimidating. But far less so if you know one essential thing...

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Summer Pruning Roses In a hot Climate?

Summer Pruning Roses In a hot Climate?

When should you prune your roses if you live in a hot climate with no winter. How about summer!

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Rejuvenating An Old Climbing Rose

Rejuvenating An Old Climbing Rose

You may have read the that it's good to occasionally take out an old cane at the base of a climbing rose. But why should you do this and does it help. Our video answers your questions.

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What Is A “Sucker” on a Rose Bush?

What Is A “Sucker” on a Rose Bush?

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You hear the term "sucker" when it comes to roses. But what actually is it and are they bad for roses?

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