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If you’d like your Rose Bushes to grow and flower a little more than they are currently, I’m just going to tell you a little thing I learnt about where to prune my roses.
One of the keys to helping roses grow more “bushy” and flower more, is obviously to prune them, but also to prune them just above an “eye”.
In the photo below, the red arrow is pointing to the the eye on the rose stem (that has already been pruned):
And, in the photo below, you’ll see what has sprouted from a pruned rose stem. I’ve circled the place where I cut the rose stem, and I’ve got arrows pointing at the 2 shoots that flowered:
Please ensure you’re using a good spray to prevent bugs (aphids, etc.) from taking advantage of your roses. An example is this Bayer Advanced All-In-One Rose and Flower Care (check it out here on Amazon)
I hope this has proved helpful. Let me know if you have any comments or questions…Email This Article to a friend