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

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

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Overview

Roses: Placing Roses, Planting & Care, The Best Varieties by Editors of Sunset Books

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 devot�e - 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780376036599
Publisher: Oxmoor House
Publication date: 01/15/2003
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1Placing Roses in the Garden5
Getting to Know Roses
Small Gardens
Cottage Gardens
Formal Gardens
Vertical Roses
Hedges and Ground Covers
Fragrance
Foliage, Thorns, Hips, and History
2Growing Healthy Roses23
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
3Pruning and Training57
Pruning Roses
Training Roses
4More than 390 Recommended Roses73
Hybrid Teas and Grandifloras
Landscape Roses
Old Garden Roses
Climbing Roses
Miniature Roses
Regional Recommendations121
Resources and Suppliers125
Subject Index126
Plant Index127

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