With the seasons a bit all over the place I was wondering if it was to early to prune my Buddlias and Roses.
Unless you're really far North, I'd say it's fine.
Thanks for that, we are just in Middlesbrough
Best time to trim the buddelias is when you are deadheading them. Don't let the little swines set seed.
John, I live in Stockton and never prune roses before the end of March, been caught out by the late frost too many times having to cut back again the shrivelled ends, buddelia any time, I take it back to around two feet which means using a saw on some stems. It always comes back to feed the butterflies.
Same here as Frank, hydrangeas the same, do them early and frost will have the top leaf buds, send them black and you have to do them all over again done to the next bud.
You don't gain anything by pruning early.
Not if you Iive up, up up in the high altitudes here.
Verdun, in your area last week you needed submarines, up here more like skidoos, I would not swap. Lyn how high up is that?