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 grow roses on pillars

Turn a simple pillar into a pretty perfumed masterpiece by covering with a climbing or small...

Literary Collection of English Roses

Our english rose varieties inspired by Literary classics Creating a rose is not dissimilar to writing...

How to create privacy with climbing roses

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

Create a regency look with climbing roses

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

Favourite roses for shade, bees, fragrance & amazing flowers

Plant with abundance & create a bountiful blooming garden in an instant.

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 create a rose covered arch

Need space for more roses? Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms...

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...

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 floral aisle alleyway

Those little paths and alleyways down the sides of a house can be a dark 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 create a two plant cottage garden

Plant with abundance a combination of English Roses and English Lavender for an easy upkeep cottage...

How to combine shades of purple roses

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

How to combine roses with silver toned foliage

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

How to add greenhouse glamour to your garden

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