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 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...

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...

Create a cottage garden path with roses

The perfectly imperfect cottage garden is coveted for many reasons, beautiful without being fussy it conjures...

Create a garden full of voluptuous and vibrant pink roses

While pink roses are never out of style, this year sees a particular interest in hot...

Cocktail Recipes Paired with Fragrant English Roses

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

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

David Austin Roses bring a joyful rainbow of roses to Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

Rose Grading at David Austin

how we grade our bare root roses Here at David Austin Roses, only the best bare...