In the summer, prune rose bushes to remove dead or diseased branches. Make the cuts one inch below the diseased branch, so only healthy wood remains. Summer is also the time to look for any branches in the center of the bush that are growing across each other. Prune away the weaker of the branches that cross each other.
Sep 21, The difference is in the timing. If you live in northern or central Florida, prune your roses in the winter (December or January).
Southern Florida gardeners will need to prune twice a year, once in March and then again in late August. Keep in mind while pruning that all dead and diseased wood should be removed to its point of origin. Jan 02, Bush roses, mini floribunda roses, and the grandifloras should all be trimmed by giving the plant a simple “haircut.”.
Cut the plant back by no more than one-third and remove any diseased stems and all the leaves on the plant. Removing the leaves eliminates any insect problems and forces the plant to produce new canes.
Feb 13, The best time to prune roses is in late winter or early spring, around the time new growth begins. This could be as early as January or as late as May, depending on your climate.
If you'd like to mark your calendar, or set yourself a pruning reminder, here are regional estimates: Zones 3 and 4 - May. Aug 08, Rosemary pruning can be done anytime during the spring or summer up until four to six weeks before the first frost.
Pruning rosemary after this time, or in the fall and winter, can cause the rosemary shrub to focus on growing new, tender growth rather than hardening off and protecting the growth that it has. If a rosemary bush does not harden itself.