Name: one-eye-luke US.Vet. Texas (Zone 8a) Quitter's never Win
It looks like you are dead-heading the roses off before they bloom. Most spring flowering roses bloom on old wood. Old wood is defined as "last year's wood. Let it go and no pruning until you see dry flowers.
NOT A EXPERT! Just a grow worm! I never met a plant I didn’t love.✌