Red Knock-Out Roses & Blue Salvia together in a border. -Stepheny H adds: How about this for curb appeal, yet a great example of a garden border that works. I grow Knock Outs. Just be careful where you plant them. They get big! Trouble free, however, and a lovely addition to any garden. Where to pin this? Thou shall not covet? Plant combinations that work? This is a winner.
In general, remove dead, damaged or diseased stems as soon as you see them. Find out the best time to trim hydrangeas, fruit trees, clipped hedges, roses, deciduous shade trees, evergreens, pines, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, and berry plants. Also, check out our tips on how to prune different plants!