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There is no other plant with such a wide range of completely different fragrances and few with such a geographical range

Michael Marriott
  • Course suitable for all abilities

  • Planning your rose garden

  • Nurturing your rose garden

  • Choosing, pruning and colour

Overview

Rose Growing Online Course

Suitable for all abilities

The 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. 

Roses vary in size from tiny little plants a few centimetres tall to huge ramblers growing tens of metres into trees. Their flowers can be just a few millimetres across or 20cm or more and the number of petals range from five (occasionally four) to 200. There is no other plant with such a wide range of completely different fragrances and few with such a geographical range. In the wild you can find them in all parts of the northern hemisphere and in every climate except the truly tropical. In the garden too, whether you live in the cold climates of Hokkaido or Canada, the heat of Florida or India or simply in Hampshire - there is a garden rose that will suit your climate. 

What You Will Learn

  • The Wonderful World of Roses

    A look at the world of roses, the different groups and their main characteristics

  • The Many Ways to Use Roses in the Garden

    The many ways the rose can be used in the garden

  • How to Look After Roses

    How to look after the rose from variety choice to pruning

  • Breeding roses, how roses are grown commercially, designing rose garden, rose fragrances

    Assorted pieces – the very varied world of rose fragrances; how to breed new varieties of roses and commercial production methods.

Meet your expert tutor

Michael Marriott has worked with David Austin Roses for over 25 years. During this time he has become one of the world's leading authorities on roses and has designed many beautiful private and publi...read more

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  • After you buy, you can start whenever you're ready and complete at your pace

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  • Each lesson starts with a 30 minute video from your expert tutor

  • Get personal feedback from your expert tutor and classmates

  • After each lesson, practice what you’ve learned with an assignment

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$39.00

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