If you love azaleas, you probably wish yours were as beautiful as those seen behind the professional golfers at the Masters Tournament. With proper pruning, you too can grow compact, healthy and attractive azaleas that flower abundantly.
Azaleas in full bloom are a sign that spring has sprung in the South. Georgia’s unpredictable weather has blooms on the Southern favorite popping out early. To keep azaleas at their best, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists offer a few maintenance tips.
Mid February to early March is the best time to prune roses. To achieve a high quality rose bush, you must remove all dead and diseased wood and reduce the remaining canes by at least a third. Following these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will help you get the job done efficiently and effectively.