Secrets Of The Miniature Rose (Taylor Pub)

Secrets Of The Miniature Rose (Taylor Pub)

by Elizabeth Abler, Brian Curtis
     
 

The Secrets of the Miniature Rose is one of the first books devoted exclusively to miniature roses. This reprinted and updated edition, which includes more than 75 color photographs of all colors and varieties, is a complete planting guide for these lovely and popular household and garden adornments. Written with the authority of the author's renowned expertise and

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The Secrets of the Miniature Rose is one of the first books devoted exclusively to miniature roses. This reprinted and updated edition, which includes more than 75 color photographs of all colors and varieties, is a complete planting guide for these lovely and popular household and garden adornments. Written with the authority of the author's renowned expertise and spiced with her light humor, this book provides a comprehensive plan for planting, arranging, and caring for these increasingly popular roses-from scarlet gems to pink petticoats. Whether you plant in containers or in the ground, this book will prove an invaluable resource for handling roses before final planting, preparing the soil, controlling insects and diseases, trimming and pruning, and watering. Informative, enlightening, and entertaining, The Secrets of the Miniature Rose is the only book miniature rose enthusiasts will need to successfully grow these delightful plants.

Editorial Reviews

Roses and Romantic Garden Flowers
Although the popularity of mini roses is growing, this is one of the first books devoted exculsivley to these small blooms.
— Jim Carlson
From the Publisher
With their easy care and space saving qualities more and more miniature roses are being propagated for our delight and use in small gardens and containers. Execellent book on growing, showing and arranging miniature roses written by well know rosarian and arranger Elizabeth Abler. Abler gives the miniature rose enthusiast all the information needed to make the most of their hobby.
Roses and Romantic Garden Flowers - Jim Carlson
Although the popularity of mini roses is growing, this is one of the first books devoted exculsivley to these small blooms.
Orange County Register - Patrick Butters
The book is not only a feast for the eyes but cheerfully written, too.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A detailed instruction manual for a little known but increasingly popular type of rose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878333110
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
0.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Elizabeth Abler has written extensively about roses in national and regional publications, is a Life Judge in the American Rose Society, a Rose Arrangements Judge, Gardening Consultant and Consulting Rosarian. She lives in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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