How To Prune Your Roses?

March is here and it is time to prune your roses. Newly planted roses which were planted from November until now should be pruned in the 3rd week of March, whilst more established roses can now be pruned.

Due to covid-19 and current restrictions we are regretfully unable to hold our pruning demonstrations on site, where we normally raise money for selected charities. However, to reach as many of our customers as we can and to assist with the pruning of roses, we have prepared time lapses, photos and videos, which we hope will assist you.

Please see below some videos showing you how to prune your roses and time lapses showing how your roses will look before and after pruning. You may be taken through to our brand new YouTube Channel.

Time Lapse: Pruning of Madame Alfred Carrier on site:

Part 1:

Part 2:

Time Lapse: Pruning of Modern Shrub Roses (Renaissance):

Please note you will only need to cut shrub roses back 50% of the previous years’ new growth as illustrated in our time lapse video.

Time Lapse: Pruning of Standard Rose (Iceberg) 20+ years old:

Short Video: Pruning of a Floribunda Bush Rose:

Short Video: Pruning of a Hybrid Tea Bush Rose: – Please note we are aware of an issue after 2 minutes of this video. Please view the above Floribunda Bush Rose video.

Videos featuring Rose Manager, David and his Assistant, Louie

If you need any further assistance, please call us on 01206 844008 where our outside team can assist you with your queries. Alternatively you can send us an email:, complete our online form on the ‘contact us’ page or send a message on our Facebook page.

We hope that in 2022 we can bring back our Face-to-Face pruning demonstrations on site and help raise money for our selected charities once again.

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**UPDATE** We are not able to send container roses to Europe, Northern Ireland, Guernsey or Jersey. **PLEASE NOTE if you are in Northern Ireland and wish to order bare root roses or Sundries please call us on 01206 844008 or email us, as this cannot be fulfilled online.**