“A rose garden is a gathering place created by planting two or more rose bushes making a tapestry of nature’s color, design and fragrance a symphony of serenity to all that wander in.” Susan Fox
Use Good Safety Practices While Gardening & Pruning Your Roses and You’ll Get Lots More Done in The Long Run, Less Time Out For Injuries.
Peonies bloom before roses do, so for a fantastic bloom prior to pruning your roses follow these 5 simple Peony Tips for a glorious spring bloom”
In summation for any rose plant – remove all parts of the bush that are too small or weak to hold up the growth anticipated for this year and leave as much strong wood as you want, the more you leave the bigger the bush will be and the more flowers you will get. Portland Rose Society