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.

Create a contrasting garden with ornamental grass

Combining roses with delicate grasses is a great way of creating a mixed border full of...

Create a garden full of voluptuous and vibrant pink roses

While pink roses are never out of style, this year sees a particular interest in hot...

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...

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...

Introducing the New 2021 Nye Bevan Rose

Gardening and health have forever been entwined but this year we experienced this bond in ways...

How to combine shades of purple roses

Shades of purple when combined together can create a garden of grandeur and majesty. With so...

Positive Planting to Support Health Charities in 2021

Gardening and health have long been recognised as intrinsically and uniquely linked. The first lockdown found...

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...

Celebrating The Lark Ascending

A performance to celebrate 100 years On December 15th 1920 Ralph Vaughn Williams' classical piece 'The...

Gardener's Gift Guide

Struggling to find the perfect gift? From gift cards and festive red twine to rose scented...

How to Plant a Bare Root Standard Tree Rose

Bare root standard tree roses are best planted between November and April, during bare root season....