Suitable for all abilitiesThe rose is exceptional in the plant world. Not only is it an extremely valuable garden plant that can be grown in most climates around the world. There is no other plant that has such a symbolic and close cultural association with us. Michael Marriott is the world leading expert on roses and Chief Rosarian at David Austin Roses.
Wherever you are in the world, Michael will help you plan and nurture a beautiful rose garden. He will help you choose the right rose for your situation, and advise on everything from pruning roses, to fragrance and color combinations.
Each lesson starts with a video from your expert tutor, which you can watch whenever you like. When you’re ready, you can practice what you’ve learned with an assignment which unlocks the next lesson.
- 1 The Wonderful World of Roses ~30 mins 2 hours
A look at the world of roses, the different groups and their main characteristics
- 2 The Many Ways to Use Roses in the Garden ~30 mins 2 hours
The many ways the rose can be used in the garden
- 3 How to Look After Roses ~30 mins 2 hours
How to look after the rose from variety choice to pruning
- 4 Breeding roses, how roses are grown commercially, designing rose garden, rose fragrances ~30 mins 2 hours
Assorted pieces – the very varied world of rose fragrances; how to breed new varieties of roses and commercial production methods.
Total course length — 4 weeks