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Jan 27th 2021

Basics in Pruning by R.K Witherspoon

As we have started preparing for our 70th Anniversary, we've come across many historical pictures, documents, original customer files, and rose care documents from R.K. Witherspoon himself. It seems like a perfect time to share what he created as the…

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February Rose Care
Jan 27th 2021

February Rose Care

Are You Ready for Pruning Season? It's February and it's time for Spring Pruning! Pruning is a major event which requires a more skilled hand than that of the generalized cutback we do in December. Our focus is on cutting out dead and diseas…

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Jan 27th 2021

Plant in the fall or spring? Bareroot vs. potted roses

Many people ask these very same questions, and if you search online you will find many different opinions. Here's a brief explanation of how we, at Witherspoon, operate our rose growing department.  At Witherspoon, we get all our roses in a…

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