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All Is Well our Roses are asleep

Winter is here.  Our roses have become semi-dormant.  No need to do any pruning unless your roses are over 5 feet tall.  Then you can, if you prefer, prune the extra long canes down to 4 feet.  Just don’t do any drastic pruning now.  Mulching the lower canes and roots around your most tender roses is a good practice.  Enjoy the few months of rest.  Get your rose catalogs out, it’s time to order your bare root roses.

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