13 MARCH 1953, Page 17


This is a good time for rose-pruning. With bushes, prune to just above an out-grow:ng bud, leaving the heart open. Remove suckers from the root-stock, whether above or be!ow the soil-level. With ramblers remove the old wood as much as passible. Prune harder in the first year than in subsequent years. if frost is likely, put off the