The hollyhocks and lilies (now flourishing) are still under the south windows in a narrow border on the top of a grass slope, at the foot of which I have sown two long borders of sweetpeas facing the rose beds
, so that my roses may have something almost as sweet as themselves to look at until the autumn, when everything is to make place for more tea-roses.
Think beyond the confines of the regimented traditional rose bed
and explore the many uses of these beautiful plants.
After pruning, weed the rose bed
and spray the plants with a fungicide as a precaution against mildew and blackspot.
A sunken rose bed
and finely stocked shrub and flower beds complete a charming and relaxed area.
October is the best month to prepare a new rose bed
for planting bare-rooted varieties, available from garden centres in November, even earlier.
The modern garden has moved on from the square lawn and rose bed
The gardens include a wide paved sun terrace with rose bed
and pond and former tennis lawn.
Make a rose bed
and dig a hole 30-45cm wide and 60cm deep in a sunny, weed-free spot where roses have not been grown before.
The front of the property has a garden with planted trees, rose bed
flowers, flowers, right right The former rose bed
is now a vegetable garden but some of its previous occupants inhabit other areas.
On Mother's Day Sunday, before church, I would go with my grandmother to her rose bed
where we cut red and white roses.
Pretty framed embroidery and rose bed
linen look feminine and romantic rather than old-fashioned and fusty.