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Rose pruning Saturday at Triangle Rose Garden

Rose bushes at the Triangle Rose Garden on West Innes Street will be pruned by members of the Rowan Rose Society on Saturday, March 12, starting at 8 a.m.

The rain date is March 19.

Many people are reluctant to prune rose bushes for fear of damaging them, but rose bushes benefit from pruning, to give a more symmetrical form and larger blooms.

Anyone interested in n effective pruning of roses for best growth and bloom is invited to attend. You can come and simply observe or you can bring a pari of pruners — and gloves — and practice a few cuts with expert advice from consulting rosarians.

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