Be inspired by the beautiful gardens of Borde Hill and create a romantic rose border of your own. Learn how to combine roses & herbaceous plants to create borders and arches which will flower from spring to autumn.
Designing a Rose Border with Beautiful Companion Flowers
Learn how to combine roses & herbaceous plants to create borders and arches which will flower from spring to autumn.
Now the traditional rose border has evolved to include companion planting with other flowering shrubs and flowers to extend the season of interest.
But how do you also ensure the practical considerations for maintaining the roses?
In this illustrated talk and workshop, Juliet will explain how to choose the most reliable roses and combine them with suitable under-planting, to create borders that perform for months, with the classic romance of roses.
Different types of rose plants
Choosing, buying and planting roses
Perfect companion plants for a romantic rose border
The practicalities of maintaining a rose border
Who is the course for?
Beginners and garden enthusiasts are welcome.
This course for anyone who loves roses, but would like to extend their season of interest with romantic companion planting
By the end of the day you will:
1. understand how to combine rose plants for beautiful effect
2. understand how to extend the season of interest of your rose borders
3. know a good range of herbaceous plants to combine with and underplant your rose border
4. Be inspired by Borde Hill’s beautiful rose garden and learn to re-create its magic in your own home.
We will be an informal group. Juliet teaches in an accessible, workshop style with illustrated ‘info-bites’ and relevant exercises for you to think about your own garden.
As well as being an award-winning garden designer, Juliet has been teaching gardening to professionals and enthusiasts for over 15 years.
Extensive, illustrated handouts
Complimentary drinks throughout the day
RHS Member Discount Ticket £75
Early Bird Ticket £80 (First 5 non-RHS tickets sold)
Standard Ticket £90
Date, Time and Venue
Wednesday 6th July 2022
10.00am – 3.30pm