Competition to name a rose

VISITORS to Louth Garden Centre iwill receive free advice about roses at an event dedicated to the nation’s favourite flower.

The garden centre in Legbourne Road will host a Rose Festival from July 2 to 17 including a customer competition to name a new rose.

Jane Allen-Chilman, Manager of Louth Garden Centre, said: “We wanted to hold a fortnight dedicated to roses to give people interested in them the chance to find out more

Our supplier John Woods Nurseries is running a name the rose competition for our customers. There are only a handful of plants available this year and they will then go on to be exclusively stocked by us and our sister garden centres.”