Roses for Michigan

Roses for Michigan

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Roses for Michigan by Nancy Lindley, Laura Peters

A practical and beautifully photographed guide to over 100 recommended roses for Michigan. This commonsense resource covers the most important information concerning each of the recommended varieties. Enjoy the more than 300 full-color photographs as you read where to plant roses, which roses will do best in your garden, how to purchase, plant and care for different kinds of roses, protect the plants over the winter and identify and treat various pests and diseases that can attack rose plants. The book is divided into nine sections: species roses, hybrid teas, floribunda, grandiflora, old garden, climber and rambler, miniature, groundcover and modern shrub.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781551053677
Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing
Publication date: 01/27/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,320,545
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 9 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments4
Introduction5
Hardiness Zones Map8
Roses in History10
Anatomy & Rose Terminology14
Roses in the Garden16
Landscape Uses16
Rose Features18
Getting Started27
Climate and Microclimate27
Sun28
Wind28
Competition28
Soil29
Buying Roses31
Grafted Plants32
Own-root Plants32
What to Look For33
Planting Roses34
Preparing the Soil34
When to Plant35
Preparing the Rose36
Preparing the Hole38
Placing the Rose38
Backfill42
Protecting the Rose43
Transplanting43
Planting Methods for Different Landscape Uses44
Caring For Roses50
Watering50
Mulching53
Fertilizing54
Pruning58
Removing Rootstock Suckers67
Deadheading69
Winter Protection70
Propagation73
Problems & Pests74
Glossary of Pests & Diseases80
Other Problems89
About This Guide94
The Roses95
Resources262
Glossary266
Index268

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