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 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...

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

David Austin Roses bring a joyful rainbow of roses to Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

Glorious Garden Benches

Sit, Admire. Relax and enjoy your outdoor space To really enjoy your garden, surround a modest...

Literary Collection of English Roses

Our english rose varieties inspired by Literary classics Creating a rose is not dissimilar to writing...

New Roses for 2021

Introducing Eustacia Vye & Gabriel Oak We are delighted to be introducing two new roses, each...

Decorative Doorways

Planting a fragrant, colourful rose next to a doorway makes for an enticing entrance.Plant pots either...

Celebrating The Lark Ascending

A performance to celebrate 100 years On December 15th 1920 Ralph Vaughn Williams' classical piece 'The...

Gardener's Gift Guide

Struggling to find the perfect gift? From gift cards and best selling secateurs to books and...

Roses Inspired by Great Women

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

A Closer Look at Rosa 'Susan Williams-Ellis'

(Ausquirk) Susan Williams-Ellis English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin shop now At a glance... Colour:...

Roses in Mixed Borders

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

Purple Partnering Plants

Purple plants are a particularly good choice for blending with roses within a mixed border. Ranging...

Climbers on Walls

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