For gardeners of every skill
level-whether they've grown roses before or hardly know what one should look like-this
book offers inspiration, beautiful photography, artistic and creative garden plans.
Includes colorful diagrams, helpful checklists, planting and caring directions, more than
600 full-color photographs, information on pest control and more.
Budding rosarians will find
everything they need to successfully plant and grow a host of different cultivars. In
addition, an extensive section on pruning and general maintenance, including how to deal
with pests and diseases, equips rose gardeners with the know-how and skills to keep their
new roses in tip-top shape.
Takes you step-by-step through the
process of rose gardening. All of the advice is simple and practical, and covers all the
major areas of growing roses including: picking the right roses for your geographical
location, fertilizing, transplanting, avoiding common pitfalls, and more.
The spectacularly successful
Ultimate Rose Book is back in a thoroughly updated and revised edition. The expanded
edition features 300 new varieties, selected for their beauty, fragrance, hardiness, and
popularity. There are also updated chapters on the classification of roses, as well as a
glossary and bibliography. The 2,000 color photographs include the varieties named in the
Marilyn Raff introduces low
maintenance roses to match any garden situation, any lifestyle, and any climate to both
the novice and expert gardener. The myths, legends, and history of roses are interspersed
with practical advice on how to grow your rose garden today.
for Roses: Peter Beales' Comprehensive Guide to Landscaping with Roses
by Peter Beales
Bealess unequalled advice on
landscaping with roses as well as care and cultivation, all based upon his decades of
experience breeding and selling the worlds finest roses. This is the ideal book to
use in selecting the perfect rose. The last section of the book is an encyclopedic
directory of roses that includes full color close-up pictures of each rose in full bloom,
detailed descriptions, planting suggestions, hardiness factors, and information on care,
cultivation, pests, and diseases.