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 Plant a Bare Root Rose in a Pot

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

Cocktail Recipes Paired with Fragrant English Roses

Enjoy the roses in your garden with cocktails perfectly paired to your favourite roses

Favourite roses for shade, bees, fragrance & amazing flowers

Plant with abundance & create a bountiful blooming garden in an instant.

Rose Care over the Winter

November, December Your roses are winding down for the winter. Let them go into dormancy. There...

How Far Apart Should Shrub Roses be Planted?

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

How to Mulch Your Roses

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

How to Feed a Rose

Feeding your roses twice a year will encourage strong, healthy growth and abundant flowering. It’s a...

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

Roses are excellent plants for growing in pots. English Roses, with their shrubby, bushy habit are...

How to Deadhead a Rose

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

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 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 create a two plant cottage garden

Plant with abundance a combination of English Roses and English Lavender for an easy upkeep cottage...