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 Feed a Rose

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

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 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 combine roses with silver toned foliage

Using silver toned foliage is a way to add depth to a border whilst keeping the...

Create a regency look with climbing roses

There is something magical about regency style. It suggests romance, opulence and beauty. It is no...

How to create privacy with climbing roses

There is no prettier privacy screen than an elegant climbing rose. Whether it be protection from...

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 simple home grown arrangements

One of the best aspects of growing roses is the satisfaction one gets from cutting a...

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...

How to add greenhouse glamour to your garden

We are often so focused on what is going on within our greenhouses that we neglect...