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: Cool Pinks

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

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 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 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...

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...

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

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

How to Plant a Bare Root Rose in a Pot

Watch our video on How to plant a bare root rose in a pot or container...

How Far Apart Should Shrub Roses be Planted?

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

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...

Decorative Doorways

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

How to Deadhead a Rose

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