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By Frank Brines
ARS Master Consulting Rosarian 

It's time to get pruning tools in order


Last updated 1/6/2021 at 3:57pm

pruning tool and gardening gloves

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Since rose bushes will need a late-winter pruning soon, January is a good time to get pruning tools oiled and sharpened.

Happy New Year – let's hope this one is an improvement over 2020! This month I'm going to help you get ready for the major late-winter pruning. (I'll provide details on pruning in my February column.)

Check to see if there will be a rose care workshop at Rose Haven Heritage Garden (30592 Jedediah Smith Road in Temecula, just a few blocks north off of Temecula Parkway) in January.

In our area – the corridor from Riverside to San Diego – this major annual pruning should be done sometime between late January and late February. (The San Diego Rose Society aim...

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