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...

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...

Cocktail Recipes Paired with Fragrant English Roses

Enjoy the roses in your garden with cocktails perfectly paired to your favourite roses

How Far Apart Should Shrub Roses be Planted?

    For a successful garden, getting planting distances right is important. Plant shrub roses too...

Glorious Garden Benches

Sit, Admire. Relax and enjoy your outdoor space To really enjoy your garden, surround a modest...

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...

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Cool Pinks

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

How to Feed a Rose

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

How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the removal of finished blooms in order to encourage further blooms...

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

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

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

Roses are excellent plants for growing in pots. English Roses, with their shrubby, bushy habit are...

Roses in Mixed Borders

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

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...