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.

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Rustic Apricot

MIXED BORDER COLOUR SCHEME Rustic Apricot   Mixed beds and borders are one of the easiest...

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Cool Pinks

MIXED BORDER COLOUR SCHEME COOL PINKS    Mixed beds and borders are one of the easiest...

How to Create a Rooftop Garden with Roses

Rooftops and balconies filled with roses are a wonderful sight. Plant in a container which suits...

Creative containers with roses

From rooftops to stoops, courtyards, decks, patios and terraces, there is something for everyone when it...

Creating a cottage garden style mixed border

Mixed borders are not only the core of what makes an intimate and informal cottage garden...

How to create a two plant cottage garden

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

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 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...

How to add greenhouse glamour to your garden

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