It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Please follow as a favorite shrub rose, Belinda’s Dream, is pruned.
Belinda’s Dream Rose – Before pruning, with dense thick growth. Time to open this plant up !
Start pruning by removing dead and diseased wood. Next remove crossing or rubbing branches, unproductive old growth and weak spindly growth
Shorten remaining growth by about half and look ! Your rose is pruned and ready to bear large flowers on long stems for another season !