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 Mulch Your Roses

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

How to Plant a Bare Root Climbing Rose

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

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 Deadhead a Rose

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

How to create a floral aisle alleyway

Those little paths and alleyways down the sides of a house can be a dark and...

How to create a rose covered arch

Need space for more roses? Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms...

How to transform your shed into a floral fantasy

Many gardens have a trusty shed or two, often unloved and borne out of necessity. However,...

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...

Create a cottage look with climbing roses

The façade of a house should not be forgotten as it provides a unique opportunity to...

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 grow roses on pillars

Turn a simple pillar into a pretty perfumed masterpiece by covering with a climbing or small...

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 Train and Tie-in Climbing and Rambling Roses

Training a climbing or rambling rose allows you to direct the growth of your roses for...