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Who Dares Prune?


Saturday 9th November

Join us for a day celebrating the rose with expert Simon White of award winning Peter Beales Nursery in Norfolk.  Super knowledgeable and endlessly enthusiastic about roses, Simon is leading this practical workshop on how to prune roses, plus all-year care of roses.

This will be a very informative afternoon. Having won a host of gold medals at Chelsea, Hampton Court and many more flower shows, Simon certainly knows his stuff!  Simon will bring bare root roses and clematis to buy, plus products to support the growing of roses.

Please bring along your sharp secateurs and loppers as these will be required.  Limited to 8 people, so please book soon.


10.00 Welcome with coffee/tea – introduction and an opportunity to have secateurs sharpened ready for the practical.

10.15 Talk and PowerPoint Presentation – Who Dares Prune?

11.30 Move outside to prune Modern Roses, Hybrid Teas and Floribundas.

12.00 Pruning Repeat flowering shrub roses.

12.45 Lunch.

1.45 Pruning Once Flowering Shrub Roses and how to peg them down.

2.30 Pruning & Training Climbers & Ramblers.

3.45 Afternoon refreshments.

4.00 Any other rose related problems or questions.

Cost: £125, to include lunch and refreshments.

Date:  Saturday 9 November 2019, 10am – 4.30pm

PLEASE BOOK ONLINE. If you are unable to pay online, please contact us to find out about alternative ways of paying

Venue: The Garden House, 5 Warleigh Road, Brighton BN1 4NT

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