Planting a fragrant, colourful rose next to a doorway makes for an enticing entrance.
Plant pots either side of the doorstep for a formal look or why not train a climber up the
wall for real impact.

Decorate your doorway


Roses are wonderful plants for growing in pots. Choose a contrasting colour to your door to make a beautiful, colourful feature.

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Roses with fewer thorns are a good choice for tighter entrance ways,
their thorns won't catch your clothes.

Decorate your doorway

with climbing roses

If space is at a premium, choose a climbing rose to achieve maximum effect without needing much ground area.

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Gardener's tip

Soil next to the front of a house can be poor so be sure to use plenty of soil improver.

How to Plant a Bare Root Shrub Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your potted shrub rose gets off to the best possible start.

Pruning an English Shrub Rose

The instructions in this article cover the pruning of English Shrub Roses.

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

English Roses, with their shrubby, bushy habit are ideal for growing in large pots and containers.

The Basics of Growing Roses

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