You love the look and sweet smell of your rose bushes. And while it's somewhat painful to cut them back every year, you know you need to prune them or they'll go wild. Pruning also helps prevent diseases.
Winter snow, ice, and wind can be rough on rose vines and shrubs. With some simple precautions, you can keep your roses protected through the cold months and ready to bloom again when the warm weather returns. - Garden Tips and Trick