Spring is coming and it’s about time to get ready for it. If you have roses, you know very well that pruning is eminent. If you want healthier plants and more blooms this spring, follow these winter pruning tips.
When you should prune:
It’s best to prune roses during their dormancy after the last frost has occurred and before they begin new growth.
Here’s a list of tools that you’ll need:
Making the cut:
For best results you’ll want to:
If you cut healthy canes off, put plant the stem in the ground and tie it to a stake. The stem may grow roots and produce another plant.
Approximately one month later you’ll want to place a ring of fertilizer around the base of each rose bush. Choose a blend that includes:
Follow these tips and your roses will really shine this spring and will enhance the curb appeal of your Yorkville Il real estate. Want more real estate tips delivered directly to your inbox? Fill out the form at the bottom and get email updates from my Yorkville IL real estate agent blog.