Sometimes it is hard to prune back roses when they look as lovely as this. These are from the beautiful David Austin rose, Tamara that I spent the morning pruning.
But it has to be done and in a couple of months the bushes should be full of new growth and lots of buds. Then, if I am lucky, the cycle will repeat; gardens are full of wonders.
Unfortunately we are suffering a serious drought and I am very concerned how the garden will fare through the summer months this year. I am already planning for watering restrictions and trying to find ways to cut back, which means more gravel and mulch areas and less grass.
Thank you for visiting, I hope that you are having a very rosy day!