Our Services

We Offer A Few Different Ways To Help You Love Roses

Garden Design & Consulting

We are about gardens grown around roses. From designing your garden, assisting you, or your landscaper, with selection or setting up sustainable care programs. Public or private gardens and, in fact, Paul is Exclusive Rose Consultant to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.

Paul's Book Published by Taunton Press

Paul's Book Published by Taunton Press

Everyday Roses is about make rose growing fun, easy and approachable. Click on the cover above to order a copy.

Speaking & Workshops

Paul has given hundreds of talks and workshops on roses. From Rose Societies to Master Gardeners to the big shows like the Northwest Flower & Garden Show and the Philadelphia Flower Show. Paul's talks are known for their energy, humor and simple approach to growing roses.

Our Story

Our Story

Paul Zimmerman Roses was started around one simple message. Roses are nothing more than flowering shrubs and that’s how you should use, and treat them. Through writing, lectures, workshops and consulting on both care and design, our goal is to make roses less intimidating. I hope you enjoy our website. If you have questions please contact us via our Facebook Page. Happy Roseing!

Meet Paul

Paul Zimmerman has been working with, and teaching about, garden roses for close to twenty-five years. While living in Los Angeles Paul ran his own rose care and rose garden design company. After moving to the upstate of South Carolina he founded Ashdown Roses, which was a rose nursery that offered a wide array of garden roses. Paul closed the nursery in 2010 to focus on writing and speaking. Additionally he consults to both public and private gardens on sustainable care and designing gardens grown around roses.
Albert Jacobs
Albert Jacobs
Founder & CEO

Jackson & Perkins Landscape & Garden Design

I’ve teamed with the great folks at Jackson & Perkins to create a custom, online garden design service. You work with my handpicked team of designers to custom design your garden to your size, shape, location and taste. We supply the planting plans plus the plants and care products for the first season. With our catalogue of hundreds of plants to choose from we can work with you to create the garden of your dreams.

We've done some great "how to" videos with Jackson & Perkins

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