How to tie in a climbing rose to a wall

Climbing roses look fantastic trained against walls. Watch this video to find out how to train and tie them in, to get lots of flowers.

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A climbing rose is a great way to cover a wall with sumptuous blooms, but the new stems need to be trained horizontally every autumn to keep this vigorous plant within bounds and encourage flowering. In this short Gardeners' World video guide, Monty Don shows you how to tie in new stems to create a well-spaced, tangle-free framework, boost flowering, and ensure there are no loose stems to get blown around in winter and damaged. Watch now for full details.

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