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.

Create a regency look with climbing roses

There is something magical about regency style. It suggests romance, opulence and beauty. It is no...

How to grow roses on pillars

Turn a simple pillar into a pretty perfumed masterpiece by covering with a climbing or small...

How to transform your shed into a floral fantasy

Many gardens have a trusty shed or two, often unloved and borne out of necessity. However,...

How to create a floral aisle alleyway

Those little paths and alleyways down the sides of a house can be a dark and...

How to create a rose covered arch

Need space for more roses? Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms...

Create a cottage look with climbing roses

The façade of a house should not be forgotten as it provides a unique opportunity to...

How to create a two plant cottage garden

Plant with abundance a combination of English Roses and English Lavender for an easy upkeep cottage...

How to encourage a happy garden and healthy roses

Pollinators such as bees, butterflies and other garden insects are integral to a happy garden and...

How to combine roses with silver toned foliage

Using silver toned foliage is a way to add depth to a border whilst keeping the...

Create a garden full of voluptuous and vibrant pink roses

While pink roses are never out of style, this year sees a particular interest in hot...

How to add greenhouse glamour to your garden

We are often so focused on what is going on within our greenhouses that we neglect...

Create a contrasting garden with ornamental grass

Combining roses with delicate grasses is a great way of creating a mixed border full of...

Create a cottage garden path with roses

The perfectly imperfect cottage garden is coveted for many reasons, beautiful without being fussy it conjures...

How to illuminate your garden with yellow roses

Don't shy away from yellow in the garden. Yellow roses are uplifting and illuminating and perfect...

Sustainable Style with a Barrelful of Blooms

If you are looking to grow greener then you can’t get much more sustainable than planting...