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  1. Bare Root or Container Roses

    Bare Root or Container Roses

    Choosing your roses – bare root or container Traditionally roses were supplied bare root during the winter months whilst in their dormant state. However, over recent years there has been an increasing demand for roses to be supplied in containers during the summer. Once the plants are established there will actually be very little difference between them, but there are a few advantages and disadvantages to both methods and the decision simply comes down to personal preference or availability.   The Potted/Container Rose Container roses are available to purchase from us throughout the year, but please note there is likely to be less choice towards the end of the year. This is because our roses are containerised early in the year, so come winter there will naturally be fewer containers and less choice available. The big advantage of buying a containerised rose, is that

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  2. Pruning Shrubs, Perennials and Climbing Plants

    Pruning Shrubs, Perennials and Climbing Plants

    Pruning Shrubs & Climbers When first faced with the task of pruning Shrubs and Climbers it can seem like quite a daunting and confusing task, but once you start to understand the growing characteristics of the different Shrubs you have growing within your gardens, it should become easier over time to understand how each one needs to be pruned and the reasons why. Some might simply need a light prune to remove spent flowers if necessary or to shape the plant, whereas others may need regular hard pruning to encourage new vigorous growth to keep the plant healthy. The timing for pruning also varies and depends on flowering time, variety and placement. To make it easier to gain an understanding of what Shrubs and Climbers require pruning and also when and how they should be pruned, they are divided into 13 different pruning groups. These 13 pruning groups are detailed below:   Group One

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  3. Clematis Care Guide

    Clematis Care Guide

    After Purchase Keep compost moist.Harden off any soft growth occurring in early spring.   Planting Make sure the rootball is thoroughly moist before planting.Keep approximately 12”(30cm) away from walls and fences; 2-3ft (60 – 90cm) from shrubs or trees.Dig a hole large enough for the rootball and manure, and deep enough to cover stem bases.Add well-rotted manure or garden compost plus a good handfull of bonemeal into the hole. Mix well with the soil at the base of the hole. If dry, fill the hole with water and allow to drain. MIX ALL RAW  INGREDIENTS WITH SOIL.Loosen roots if necessary and plant in hole so lowest leaf joint(s) will be buried.Backfill hole and gently firm taking care not to damage stem bases. Carefully remove ties and cane and tie stems to support.Water well, then regularly, as necessary throughout the growing season, particularly during periods of dry weather.Clematis benefit from a mulch of well-rotted

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  4. RHS Chelsea Flower Show History

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show History

    Every year Peter Beales attend the RHS Chelsea Flower show and are proud to have been awarded 29 gold medals at the event. Our newest roses bred by us are released each year at the Chelsea Flower Show, as well as creating breathtaking displays, showcasing some of our best loved varieties. By following the links below you can easily navigate through the years to see our award winning stands, a behind the scenes look of how they were created and also the roses that were released that year. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023 (Gold Medal)

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  5. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2002

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2002

    In 2002 we introduced the rose St Ethelburga at the request of The Worshipful Company of Gardeners and was launched by Jenny Agutter. It is named for the church of the same name in Bishopsgate London. Largely destroyed by a bomb, it is now restored and a Centre for Peace and Reconciliation.   Back to  RHS Chelsea Flower Show History

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  6. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2003

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2003

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  7.  RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2004

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2004

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  8. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2005

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2005

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  9. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2007

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2007

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  10. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2008

    RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2008

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The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas

Plant Centre Development The Rosarium restaurant and new plant house at our Garden Centre in Attleborough, Norfolk were part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and officially opened May 2019