Sussex garden visits

The gardens of Richard and Jill Hunt at Halnaker Park Cottage have many glorious climbing, rambling and shrub roses in a spacious setting, once part of the nearby Goodwood Estate.

Wisley Plant Society weekend

The HRG has been invited to take part in a special Plant Society Weekend, to be held in the gardens at Wisley, Surrey HQ of the Royal Horticultural Society.

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The Historic Roses Group is a friendly international group of rose enthusiasts, run by volunteers and funded entirely by subscriptions from our members throughout the world. HRG members can: gain tailor-made advice on how to care for their roses exchange ideas and knowledge with fellow rose-lovers join our day visits to specialist gardens with old […]

About the HRG

The Historic Roses Group recognises the importance of unique and beautiful older roses. Its aims are: to encourage interest in timeless historic roses to enable everyone to grow and enjoy roses of the past today to explore the rich history of older roses and promote further research. The Historic Roses Group was founded over a […]