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 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....

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...

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Rustic Apricot

Mixed beds and borders are one of the easiest ways to incorporate roses into your garden....

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Cool Pinks

MIXED BORDER COLOUR SCHEME COOL PINKS    Mixed beds and borders are one of the easiest...

A Closer Look at Rosa 'Susan Williams-Ellis'

(Ausquirk) Susan Williams-Ellis English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin shop now At a glance... Colour:...

Roses Inspired by Great Women

Every single David Austin English Rose has its own unique character, each one beautiful in its...

Roses in Mixed Borders

Planting roses in a mixed border is one of the easiest ways of enjoying roses in...

Purple Partnering Plants

Purple plants are a particularly good choice for blending with roses within a mixed border. Ranging...