When to Trim Back Scrub Rose Bushes?

Scrub rose bushes need pruning in the spring before the new growth appears. Remove the damaged and weak growth. Cut the bushes back to the desired height. Once they flower, remove the blossoms as they begin to die to prolong the blooming season.

Keywords: trimming scrub roses, scrub rose bushes, pruning rose bushes

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.