Advice & Inspiration

Our rose care advice and inspiration will help you get the best out of your roses. Be inspired by our RHS rose garden exhibits, follow our step-by-step guides to planting a rose or watch our video tutorial of how to deadhead your rose.

Roses Inspired by Great Women

Every single David Austin English Rose has its own unique character, each one beautiful in its own wa...

A Closer Look at Rosa 'Susan Williams-Ellis'

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How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the remova...

How to Plant a 2-Quart Potted Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your 2-Quart potted shrub rose gets off to the best ...

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

Roses are excellent plants for growing in pots. English Roses, with their shrubby, bushy habit are id...

How to Feed a Rose

Feeding your roses twice a year will encourage strong, healthy growth and abundant flowering. It’s a ...

Roses in Mixed Borders

Planting roses in a mixed border is one of the easiest ways of enjoying roses in your garden. Combine ...

Purple Partnering Plants

Purple plants are a particularly good choice for blending with roses within a mixed border. Ranging from soft hues to rich tones...

Pruning English Climbers

Follow our top tips for pruning, training and tying-in English Climbing Roses to help you get the most...

Pruning an English Shrub Rose

The instructions in this article cover the pruning of English Shrub Roses, as well as other repeat fl...

Climbers on Walls

By training a fabulous, fragrant climbing or rambling rose up a wall or or fence, you can convert a du...

The Basics of Growing Roses

Simple rose care advice and information you help you grow roses. ...

A Very Special Exhibit for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Our 37th year at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show marked two particularly special moments in th...

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2019

We are delighted to be awarded our 18th gold medal and our 3rd consecutive ‘Best Rose Exhibit’ accolad...

How to Mulch Your Roses

Mulching is the addition of a protective layer around the base of your roses. This process helps your...