Posted: 18/02/2014 at 18:01
I also have several roses in containers, including some climbers. The pots should be quite big, mine are 50cms tall and 50cms wide at the top. I put in some crocks for drainage then fill to about 2 thirds with garden soil mixed with rotted manure and compost. The top third is just compost, which will keep the weeds down. My roses have been fine. I feed and water them more than if they were in the ground, they need quite a lot of water.
Photo of "The Pilgrim" a David Austin small climber.