Hardy Roses, the perfect choice for gardeners who want to enjoy the beauty of roses without worrying about frost damage -- and without using harsh chemicals!
Sixty stunning photographs highlight Hardy Roses, featuring how to choose and grow the best varieties for your garden. Special highlights include:
-- organic controls for insects and diseases
-- illustrated gardening tips and techniques
-- 49 varieties with full-color photographs
-- North American zone map
-- extensive listing of hardy varieties
-- appendix of rose suppliers, organizations, and source materials
Hardy Roses is essential reading for everyone who wants to discover how easy it can be to grow beautiful roses successfully!
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About the Author
Author of the book Hardy Roses, Robert Osborne is an experienced gardener and horticultural lecturer. He writes articles for newspapers and magazines and is a regular contributer on CBC radio. He is a member of various horticultural societies, such as the International Plant Propagators' Society and the Canadian Rose Society. Robert is also president of Corn Hill Nursery in New Brunswick, Canada, where he lives.
Table of Contents
I. Hardy Roses: The Flowering of a Dream
1. Creating Tapestries
4. Insects and Diseases
II. The Varieties: Petals of Light
7. Tall Shrubs
8. Semi-vigorous Shrubs
9. Low Shrubs
10. Ground Covers
USDA Zone Map
List of Hardy Varieties
Appendix: Nurseries, Rose Organizations and Source Books