If you like me grow herbaceous plants amongst your roses, there comes a time with the self seeders that you need to take action and move them. Sometimes they grow at the base of the rose and this isn’t a good thing. It reduces the new growth the roses put on at the base throughout the growing season. It also looks messy and spoils the view you can get of both plants!
There are two ways of thinking about these self seeded plants. The first being that any plant growing in the wrong place is a weed or secondly, is that it’s a plant that can be used elsewhere in the garden.
This is my preferred method. Establishing them isn’t that easy, I prefer to lift them and replant into a space in the border or somewhere else. Here’s a rough guide to moving them