When can I prune my roses?

Most northern Nevada gardeners can begin to prune their roses on or around tax day, or April 15th, as long as we are no longer experiencing freezing weather. Rose-lovers living in colder areas of Nevada may want to wait until the beginning of May to prune. For more information about rose pruning, read University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Carson City/Storey County Extension Educator JoAnne Skelly’s article “Pruning Roses.”