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.

How to Plant a Bare Root Standard Tree Rose

Bare root standard tree roses are best planted between January and May, depending on your zone. . This...

How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the removal of finished blooms in order to encourage further blooms...

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...

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

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

How to Feed a Rose

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

Pruning English Climbers

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

Pruning an English Shrub Rose

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

The Basics of Growing Roses

Simple rose care advice and information you help you grow roses. Planting Roses For advice on...

How to Mulch Your Roses

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

How to Prune an Established Climbing Rose

Pruning is arguably the most important job you can do for your roses. It gives your...

How to Plant a Bare Root Shrub Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your bare root shrub rose gets off to...

How Far Apart Should Shrub Roses be Planted?

For a successful garden, getting planting distances right is important. Plant shrub roses too closely together...

How to Plant a Potted Climbing Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your potted climbing rose gets off to the...

How to Plant a Bare Root Climbing Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your bare root climbing rose gets off to...