What’s wrong with my rose?

A gallery of roses photographed over the last couple of days. Rose season has started! It's roses all the way for me this week - well for the season now if I'm honest - and I'm collecting information and articles on a whole range of rose-related topics. The notes which follow cover a whole range…

Almost, nearly there: David Austin’s finest – the promise of a good year for the roses?

This time last year, nothing. Barely a bud, nothing even closely resembling a flower. The month-long Sub-Zero ºC that was March 2013 put back the roses until July. This year, after a mild winter and some early sunshine (and the possibility of a long warm summer), I think it will be a good year for…