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It's my wife's birthday soon and we would like to do somehting special. I know she would like a visit to David Austin's rose gardens in Shropshire, but that's a bit far away from where were are in east Hampshire to go for just a day trip. Does
knack to pruning old rose bushes to stop them growing too tall. Can anybody remember what the tip was? I have some old roses in the front garden which I cut down to about 12" each spring and they're just growing taller and taller with all the flowers
Hi I bought 2 roses for daughter and other half - Katherine and Sophie (roses were named) Sophie is going great, however Katherine is looking pretty unwell. I have tried lots of bug spr ays, but still the plant declines,. any thoughts? Bugs aren
Two weeks ago I used weed killer on weeds in the rose garden, which has worked and they are dead. What do I do next do I weed them out or digg them in? Provided they are totally dead you can either leave them (as I do, decaying weeds get recycled
Although the time for roses is long past they can be remarkably resilient. Here we are at the beginning of December and I have two flowering in my garden at the moment - Rosa 'The Prince' and R. Moonlight. It is true that neither bloom is much
A perfume-filled balmy evening in the garden is heaven on earth. I've always felt that perfumed plants provided an added bonus - scent plus beauty - as who can help but feel a wash of pleasure when experiencing all that a rose-clad arbour has
We have a rambler rose just outside the back door, 'Félicité et Perpétue'. No matter how hard I cut it back, it still fights vigorously with the wooden slats of the featheredge fence, tries to smother the garden table and viciously rakes at my
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