Relaxation techniques…

Pat Austin (the orange), Molineux (yellow) and the very fragrant Evelyn (peachy-cream). The perfect antidote to a busy day. Take a few roses and place in a handy small stone bottle - or vessel of your choosing. Inhale fragrance. Relax.

Split personalities

One plant, two roses. David Austin rose, Winchester Cathedral Winchester Cathedral, the white, is a 'sport' of an old David Austin favourite, Mary Rose. A sport (in a nutshell) is a spontaneous mutation, identical in all outward respects save, in this instance, flower colour, (though it may also, for example, be a climbing sport of…