David Austin roses came about out because he was looking to combine the best of the old roses with the best of the new roses.  The old roses are very beautiful but only flowered once and had a very narrow colour range whereas the modern roses repeat flower and came in different colours.  Michael Marriott is equally as passionate as David Austin is about roses as he talked to Ken Crowther.


There are some exciting projects ahead for Bayer Garden including podcasts looking at gardening for children, planning schemes for vegetables or roses and gardening for wildlife. Anita Dent from Bayer explained the plan to Ken Crowther.


Peter Beale Roses from Attleborough in Norfolk is a Chelsea Flower Show favourite, showing more than 300 types of ramblers and climbers. Tina Limmer talked to Ken Crowther about some of her favourite roses.