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.

Roses with Boughs of Blossom

Creating a spectacular show of bountiful blooms, their laden boughs will delight each summer, long after...

3 Ways to Grow Rose Hedges

Roses offer wonderful impact and privacy when planted in hedgerows.

Rose Care over the Winter

English Roses are tolerant and healthy by nature, and will cope with wintry weather without fuss....

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 Potted Climbing Rose

Summer Update David Austin’s planting advice for periods of exceptionally hot weather If planting immediately in...

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...