Roses: Placing Roses, Planting & Care, The Best Varieties

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Which roses grow best in a small garden? How do I get rid of black spot? When should I prune? The new edition of Sunset’s Roses has answers for the novice or experienced rose devotée - the latest advice on shopping for over 390 roses, growing techniques, maintaining healthy roses, regional recommendations, and yes, detailed pruning instructions (no more "ouch.") Endorsed by the American Rose Society.

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Overview

Which roses grow best in a small garden? How do I get rid of black spot? When should I prune? The new edition of Sunset’s Roses has answers for the novice or experienced rose devotée - the latest advice on shopping for over 390 roses, growing techniques, maintaining healthy roses, regional recommendations, and yes, detailed pruning instructions (no more "ouch.") Endorsed by the American Rose Society.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780376036599
  • Publisher: Oxmoor House
  • Publication date: 1/15/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 379,153
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Placing Roses in the Garden 5
Getting to Know Roses
Small Gardens
Cottage Gardens
Formal Gardens
Vertical Roses
Hedges and Ground Covers
Fragrance
Foliage, Thorns, Hips, and History
2 Growing Healthy Roses 23
Shopping for Roses
Getting the Site Ready
Planting Your Roses
Growing Roses in Containers
Watering Your Roses
Feeding Your Roses
Fixing Cultural Problems
Cutting Roses for Indoors
Controlling Pests and Diseases
Winter Protection
Propagating Your Roses
A Rose Gardening Calendar
3 Pruning and Training 57
Pruning Roses
Training Roses
4 More than 390 Recommended Roses 73
Hybrid Teas and Grandifloras
Landscape Roses
Old Garden Roses
Climbing Roses
Miniature Roses
Regional Recommendations 121
Resources and Suppliers 125
Subject Index 126
Plant Index 127
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