Rose Care Advice & Inspiration

Roses are easy to grow and are remarkably tolerant. However, with a little extra care and attention your roses will really thrive. Follow the rose care advice guides created by our rose experts to help you look after your rose plants or be inspired by our show gardens and articles on how to best use roses within your garden.

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Rose Care Advice


With the warmer weather on its way, now is the time to start preparing your roses. Mulching and feeding are key tasks to complete to ensure your roses are at their very best when the flowering season begins.

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Mulching your roses is a task highly recommended by our rose experts. Taking the time to mulch in spring will help to retain soil moisture, suppress weeds and provide nutrients.  

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Feeding your roses is essential if you want to get the very best from your garden. Feeding roses will ensure that they bring you plentiful blooms and remain strong and healthy.

Roses are among one of the most versatile garden plants.Easy to care for, with a long flowering season they can make a great addition to any outdoor space.

Latest garden inspiration

Boughs of blossom

Achieve blossom-like blooms all summer long with our collection of roses with the daintiest of blooms.

Summer Fruit Punch

Orange and Pink roses work beautifully in the garden. This lively pairing creates a bold statement with a touch of frivolity.

Royal Rubies

Take inspiration from sparkling crown jewels and gemstones with their alluring deep-pink ruby reds, violet-purple shades of amethyst and the scarlet tones of garnet.

Encourage a healthy garden

Discover how to plant roses which attract pollinators and encourage a healthy garden eco-system.

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How to Mulch Your Roses

Mulching your roses is key to maintaining healthy roses. It encourages the soil around your roses to retain moisture, suppress weeds and helps to provides valuable nutrients for them as they grow.


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

Mixed beds & borders with sunshine shades

Brighten up the British summer and bring a new dawn to your garden, by planting a mixed bed or border with sunset shades.

Planting Pink pathways

It should always be a joy to walk through your garden, and a perfect way to achieve this is to flank your paths with a glorious array of pink roses.

latest climbing & rambling rose advice

training and tying-in roses

Training a climbing or rambling rose allows you to direct the growth of your roses for even coverage.

Create a cottage look with climbing roses

The façade of a house should not be forgotten as it provides a unique opportunity to change the style of your home, simply by adding flowers.

How to create a rose covered arch

Need space for more roses? Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms in gardens and small outdoor spaces.

How to Plant a Bare Root Climbing Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your bare root climbing rose gets off to the best possible start.