Right Rose, Right Place: 3509 Perfect Choices for Beds, Borders, Hedges, and Screens, Containers, Fences, Trellises, and More [NOOK Book]

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Many people think roses are difficult to grow. Peter Schneider puts that fear to rest by showing you that when it comes to roses, it’s all about location, location, location. The right rose will thrive when planted in the perfect spot. Right Rose, Right Place is an inspiring yet practical book that encourages both new and experienced gardeners to make the most of roses in hedges and privacy screens, on trellises, in flower beds, as container plants, and in many more ordinary yard settings. Gardeners in ...

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Right Rose, Right Place: 3509 Perfect Choices for Beds, Borders, Hedges, and Screens, Containers, Fences, Trellises, and More

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Overview

Many people think roses are difficult to grow. Peter Schneider puts that fear to rest by showing you that when it comes to roses, it’s all about location, location, location. The right rose will thrive when planted in the perfect spot. Right Rose, Right Place is an inspiring yet practical book that encourages both new and experienced gardeners to make the most of roses in hedges and privacy screens, on trellises, in flower beds, as container plants, and in many more ordinary yard settings. Gardeners in colder climates will find ample information on hardy shrub and heritage roses, the backbone plants of the author's own garden in Ohio, where he grows 1,200 different roses. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions and more than 400 beautiful full-color photographs make Right Rose, Right Place a joy to read and implement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603420471
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 12/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 881,463
  • File size: 48 MB
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Meet the Author

Peter Schneider has edited the Combined Rose List, the annual
directory of roses in commerce, since 1992. He is the author of
Peter Schneider on Roses and editor of Taylor’s Guide to Roses. His articles and essays about roses have appeared in Horticulture, The Gardener, Garden Style, and other
publications. With his wife, Susan, he grows 1,200 varieties
of roses in rural Ohio.
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Table of Contents

Introduction

 

Part 1: The Versatility and Appeal of Roses

1 Everyone Can Grow Roses

2 A Rose for Every Purpose

 

Part 2: Roses in the Garden and Landscape

3 Roses That Can Stand Alone

4 Growing Roses in Harmony with Other Plants

5 Bedding and Cutting Roses

6 Miniature Roses

7 Climbing Roses

8 Tree Roses

9 Roses in Containers

 

Part 3: Growing Roses

10 Getting Started: Buying and Planting Roses

11 The Basics of Care: Food, Water, Mulch

12 Dealing with Problems: Insect and Animal Pests, Blind Shoots, and Disease

13 Understanding Pruning: When, How, and Why

14 Preparation for Winter: Timing and Techniques

 

Appendix: Glossary, Resources, USDA Zone Map, Roses by Classification, Photography Credits

Index

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