We are delighted to enter the season of giving by donating £100,000 between our chosen health-based charities: NHS Charities Together, National Garden Scheme & Alexandra Rose Charity. Donations were raised through sales of The Generous Gardener (Ausdrawn), Princess Alexandra of Kent (Ausmerchant) and the new Nye Bevan (Auspital) roses.

Three wonderful charities

We feel immensely privileged to be able to donate over £30,000 to each of our chosen charities.
National Garden Scheme has become the most significant charitable fundraiser for nursing in the UK and we were delighted to launch our Generous Gardener rose in honour of its 75th anniversary in 2002 to support its efforts.
Alexandra Rose Charity dedicate their time to supporting families on low incomes by providing access to healthier foods. The charity is presidented by Princess Alexandra of Kent and it felt only right to name a rose after her.
NHS Charities Together do incredible work in providing the extra support needed to care for NHS staff, patients and communities. We all know how much we need to support our NHS right now.

planting positivity

As part of our Planting Positivity initiative, we planted 21 roses at hospices around the country in partnership with the National Garden Scheme. On top of this we were also honoured to be in involved in the inauguration of the new sensory gardens at Bedwellty House in Tredegar, Wales, home of Nye Bevan’s political career, with the planting of a bed of stunning, newly introduced ‘Nye Bevan’ roses.

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"It has been wonderful throughout the season to know our work has helped to raise much needed funds for such vital causes. Roses and health have always been interlinked and it has been a privilege to support our chosen health-based charities this year, alongside the many others we have supported over the years. We thank our customers for planting positively with us and enabling us to make such a significant contribution."

Richard Austin


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