Pruning Polyanthus roses

Hello, I live in the city of Toronto, zone 6a, and have a small rock garden on the slope of my front lawn edging the sidewalk and facing south. The soil is loamy. At the top of the rock garden,…

Remontant or non-remontant rose identification?

How do I identify whether a rose flowers more than once seasonally, aside from memory? The wonderful thing about being behind in pruning roses this year is that a barrier was removed nearby, so the peonies need less attention this…

Pruning my roses

Building on the advice on pruning roses late in the season(“risks of pruning roses after leafing”) I’m so far behind in pruning roses, that they’re actually budding, at the top of the long stems. One is 7 feet tall. I…

Pruning Roses: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

This gardening guide provides introductory information about when and how to prune roses. The appropriate pruning techniques depend on the type of rose and the growth pattern desired. Pruning roses correctly should result in a well formed, vigorous plant that…