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Learn how to plant a rose with Monty Don's video advice on how to avoid problems with suckers and root rock.spring or autumnMore advice on growing rosesMonty on pruning shrub rosesPlanting a rose video projectPlanting a rambling rose against a tree
into the soil in the garden.More advice on growing rosesSarah Raven's guide to planting rosesPlanting a rambling rose against a tree, with advice from Chris BeardshawPruning a rose bush.Planting a bare-root rose
using a pruning saw. For large branches, leave 1cm - 2cm where it joins the main stem, so that the tree or shrub can heal the wound.More pruning advicePruning shrub roses, with advice from Monty DonChris Beardshaw gives tips on pruning viburnum plants
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of them. Bare-root rose plantSpadeForkBamboo caneGranular fertiliser, such as chicken manureDecember - mid-March 20 minutes for each rose June - AugustDig out a hole in the soil to the depth of a garden spade and the same width. Put the soil to one side
Pruning roses keeps them in shape and encourages more flower growth and healthier plants. Cut weak shoots right back to promote stronger growth from the base.Rose bushSecateursautumn or spring20 minutesRemove dead shoots and the tips of stems
Chris Beardshaw demonstrates how to plant a rambling rose, offering tips on how to select the perfect rose, pruning and training.summerMore advice on growing rosesPruning a rambling rosePlanting a bare-root rosePruning shrub rosesPlanting a rose
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Sarah Raven demonstrates how to plant a bare-root tree or shrub in a pot, before planting out in its permanent border position.October-November, February-MarchMore planting advicePlanting a bare-root rosePlanting a shrubPlanting a bare-root tree