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.

Climbers on Walls

By training a fabulous, fragrant climbing or rambling rose up a wall or or fence, you...

How to Prune an Established Climbing Rose

Pruning is arguably the most important job you can do for your roses. It gives your...

Pruning English Climbers

Follow our top tips for pruning, training and tying-in English Climbing Roses to help you get...

Pruning an English Shrub Rose

The instructions in this article cover the pruning of English Shrub Roses, as well as other...

The Basics of Growing Roses

Simple rose care advice and information to help you grow roses. Planting Roses For advice on...

A Bird's Eye View of the Gardens

Take an aerial tour of our world-famous rose gardens – and experience a bird’s eye view...

How to Plant a Bare Root Shrub Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your bare root shrub rose gets off to...

A Closer Look at Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

(Ausbord) Gertrude jekyll English Shrub Rose and English Climbing Rose At a glance.... Colour: Fabulous, bright...

Celebrating 50 Years of Shropshire Lass

It has been half a century since David Austin introduced Shropshire Lass in 1968. An unusual...

A Blooming Marvellous £84,000

Update: The £100,000 donation target has now been reached. In 2016, David Austin had the pleasure...

How to Plant a Potted Standard Tree Rose

In this video our Head Gardener, Steve, will show you how to plant a potted standard...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 Exhibit

We are delighted to announce that our rose garden at the Chelsea Flower Show has been...

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018

At this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, we were delighted to win our 17th gold...

Gardener's Notes

Our Head Gardener, Steve Parnham, writes about the extraordinary summer here at David Austin Roses and...