Rose Celebration Weeks
Jun 13 – Jun 24 all-day


Join us to celebrate the beauty of the Jay Robin’s Rose Garden

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Admire the beauty of the Rose Garden at its peak; a real feast for the senses with 750 David Austin rose plants and 100 varieties filling the air with a glorious fragrance.

The Rose Garden, designed by Robin Williams and planted 25 years ago in 1996, contains the most valued and popular roses developed by David Austin, including Gertrude Jekyll, Winchester Cathedral and Graham Thomas. It also contains the most popular roses sold in the last 12 months in the UK including Olivia Rose Austin, Lady Emma Hamilton and Darcy Bussell.

During our Rose Celebration Weeks, we will be offering visitors hints and tips to help you grow your own beautiful roses at home.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Other Rose Celebration Events

14 June: Rose Celebrations Guided Tour with Head of Horticulture, Harry Baldwin – Find out more here

2 July: ‘Spirit of Rose’ Drink Infusion Workshop – use floral and herbal botanicals to flavour your drinks and cocktails – Find out more here

6 July: Workshop – ‘Designing A Rose Border With Beautiful Companion Flowers’ with Juliet Sargeant – Find out more here[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Specialist Gifts and Rose Plants
Take home a rose plant from our Plant Sales, or a rose-themed souvenir from the Gift Shop; the perfect reminder of your visit.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”11185″ img_size=”large”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”11770″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

‘Designing a Rose Border with Beautiful Companion Flowers’ – Workshop with Juliet Sargeant
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Once again Borde Hill will be hosting Juliet Sargeant’s Sussex Garden School, for an inspirational day of designing with roses.

Juliet Sargeant is a multi-award-winning garden designer and media gardener; well known to Gardeners World and Gardeners Question Time audiences. She is known for the relaxed atmospheres that she creates with her informal planting schemes for Sussex country houses.

Join Juliet to learn how to make the most of sumptuous roses and colourful underplanting.

‘Designing a Rose Border with Beautiful Companion Flowers’ Workshop – Wednesday 6 July, 10.00-3.30

Drawing from the inspiration of the famous Borde Hill Rose Garden, you will learn how to combine roses and herbaceous plants to create borders and arches which will flower from spring to autumn. 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.

Subjects covered:
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:

  • understand how to combine rose plants for a beautiful effect
  • understand how to extend the season of interest of your rose borders
  • know a good range of herbaceous plants to combine with and underplant your rose border
  • Be inspired by Borde Hill’s beautiful rose garden and learn to re-create its magic in your own home.

The Group:
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.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”10548″ img_size=”300″][vc_single_image image=”11085″ img_size=”300″][vc_column_text]Tickets:
£90.00 (Standard)
£80.00 (Early Bird and first 5 non-RHS tickets sold)
£75.00 (RHS Members)

Booking essential.

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