Pruning Roses

Its that time of year again...the dreaded...Winter...   Rose pruning.   Equipment needed: Sharp secateurs Saw loppers methylated spirits Gloves      2. Before Starting: The methylated spirits are for spraying your implements before every job.  Cross contamination of rose blight and other nasties is discouraged. Ensure all equipment is clean and sharp. Wear appropriate gloves. …

Rose pruning

Its that time of year when the roses have to be pruned. Doll up in your combat clothes and gloves as the arduous and sometimes lethal job is on.  Its not a bad job. Its actually quite therapeutic after the little thorns scrapes you through the other seasons...come winter and you can cut them off! …