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THE GARDENS OF THE ROSE

Chiswell Green St Albans Hertfordshire AL2  3NR England Tel. 01727 850 461         0845 833 4344 Fax. 01727 850 360 Web.  www.rnrs.org.uk E Mail. mail@rnrs.org.uk Opened by the Royal National Rose Society. The gardens were officially opened by renowned garden expert Peter Seabrook in June 2007.  The gardens contain over 2000 varieties roses and the displays of over 8000 roses  have been described as “A veritable living dictionary of roses”.  Garden highlights include: A rose collection, showing the history of the rose. Roses in a garden setting showing different styles of planting. A series of small modern gardens to give inspiration for growing roses in small spaces The newly re-planted Queen Mother garden which contains many of her favourites which she grew in her own rose garden. A striking feature in the garden is the steel pergola which is over 200 metres in length. There are over 70 arches in the pergola and each  of the arches is planted with a different pair of  roses plus other climbing plants. The garden also houses the National Collection Of Roses. Tea Room.   Wheel Chair Friendly.  Dogs allowed on leads. Please visit their web site for opening times and details in 2010. If you would like us to feature your Rose Garden or Rose Show please supply details by e mail.



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