The Breathing Earth

$20.00

David Austin's first collection of poetry draws on his own life experiences and his interaction with the natural world.“THE BREATHING EARTH is incredibly touching and I loved reading it. The sorrows and celebrations are most movingly handled: many odd phrases snag and remain in the mind, like burrs. The wisdom and philosophy in David Austin’s poetry is both thought-provoking and comforting, and his passion for the natural world shines through.” JOANNA LUMLEY


gifts by david austin

We offer a wide and diverse range of gifts, ideal for any gardener - novice or expert. David Austin's collection includes books, gift cards, rose fragrance products, fine art prints, gift experiences and gardening accessories.

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The Story of

DAvid austin roses

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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ROSE CARE & ADVICE

How to deadhead roses

Let us take you through the two stages of deadheading a rose in our easy guide on deadheading roses.

How to feed roses

Feeding your roses is a relatively quick and simple task which helps to encourage healthy growth and abundant blooms.

How to plant a rose in a pot

Follow our simple step-by-step guide on how to select the right pot or container and plant your rose.

climbers on walls

Climbers look amazing when trained up a wall. Be inspired with fabulous images and tips from our rose experts.

how to mulch your roses

Follow our simple guide on how to mulch your roses and what mulch to use.

How to Plant a 2-quart potted rose

Follow our simple step-by-step guide on how to plant a potted shrub rose.

A closer look at 'gertrude jekyll'

Learn more about this iconic rose and the origin of its name.

How far apart should shrub roses be planted

Follow this simple guide on planting distances for a successful garden.