A half-day course with Senior Horticulturalist Andrea Topalovic Arthan to learn how to prune your roses. Do you want to learn how to keep your roses healthy, flowering, and under control? This workshop will cover the theory and practice of pruning shrub, climbing, and rambling roses. The workshop will discuss several pruning scenarios including when and how to prune. It will cover the different tools, techniques, and principles used in maintenance and renovative pruning. The workshop will also address aftercare needs including how to correctly deadhead roses and identify common pests and diseases. The attendees will have an opportunity to put their newly learned knowledge and skills into practice under guidance, by having a go at pruning roses in our Rose Garden. Suitable both for people new to growing roses and those who want to understand more about how to care for their existing plants.
Andrea is a Senior Horticulturalist looking after the Eastern Displays at Cambridge University Botanic Garden. She has over ten years of horticultural experience gained in a variety of settings and has trained with the RHS and Kew Gardens.
Bookings for this course will close 25 January
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