Contents include: History Once-flowering old roses Repeat-flowering old roses David Austin roses Cultivation Landscaping with old roses Diversions: making rose oil, syrup and more Each section of the book is organized by species and near ...
Author: Barbara Lea Taylor
Publisher: Firefly Books
A gardener-friendly guide to growing roses. Old-fashioned roses are cherished by gardeners for their timeless beauty, strong fragrance and fascinating history. Growing these roses -- along with their hybrids -- offers gardeners an opportunity to bring history to life. It is enormously gratifying to know that the roses blooming in one's garden were first cultivated by the Empress Josephine or were originally used to cover Cleopatra's bed. Old-fashioned and David Austin Roses communicates the pure romance of old fashioned roses while demystifying the process of growing them. Contents include: History Once-flowering old roses Repeat-flowering old roses David Austin roses Cultivation Landscaping with old roses Diversions: making rose oil, syrup and more Each section of the book is organized by species and near hybrids. A concise history introduces the cultivars along with a short description that includes date of origin, growing requirements and interesting historical facts. Straightforward advice for planning and growing includes practical tips for feeding, watering, mulching, deadheading, cutting, pruning and minimizing the effects of pests, diseases and cold weather. There are landscaping instructions for borders and beds, containers, groundcover, rose shrubs, hedges, the woodland garden and climbers. Finally, a rose cookbook includes recipes for creating such ancient concoctions as rose oil/perfume, rose and rhubarb syrup and rose brandy. Old-fashioned and David Austin Roses is an accessible and essential reference for novice and experienced gardeners.
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Author: Carol Belanger Grafton
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Charming depictions of the queen of flowers reproduced from rare Victorian-era chromolithographs. Simply peel and apply to add sweet sentiment to cards, gifts, packages, more.
ll roses are beautiful, but old roses possess a unique beauty, not tomention a
shining versatility. Unlike modern ... as tall as 30 feet. Thus, oldfashioned roses
can grace virtually every corner ofa lawn or garden, from the formal rose beds to
Author: Anne M. Zeman
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Fifty Easy Old-Fashioned Roses, Climbers and Vines is a book by Anne M. Zeman.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
A rose is not always just a rose. Not when it comes to old-fashioned roses and their varied appearance and exciting past. Their beauty, history, fragrance, and ease of cultivation have drawn thousands to the joy of growing these gorgeous flowers. Over 150 arrangements are on display, from ground covers to climbers. Accompanying the inspiring photographs are the history, habits, cultivation needs, and idiosyncrasies of roses, all detailed thoroughly. You too will quickly become enraptured by these romantic roses -- learn how to landscape, cultivate, watch out for pests and diseases, and discover individual information on over 20 different kinds of rose. Once you begin adding roses to your life, it will begin a love affair sure to last a lifetime.
crve a OLOSSAL CUPPED flowers , a breathtaking palette of colors , an
intoxicating perfume , and foremost , a history that predates the 19th century all
characterize the group of roses known as the oldfashioned roses . In Old -
Author: Elvin McDonald
Publisher: Smithmark Pub
The difference between old and new roses; the history behind the variety of roses worldwide and methods for growing them.
GARDENING WITH OLD - FASHIONED ROSES Roses are the ultimate plants of
legend , romance , and beauty . They have the distinction of being among the
oldest cultivated ornamental plants found in today's gardens . Throughout history
Author: Maggie Oster
Offers expert advice on selecting, planting, and protecting old-fashioned varieties of roses, and includes tips for growing 79 roses including species roses, climbers, shrub roses, and old garden roses
What is meant by the pure odor of roses, sometimes referred to as the “true old
rose scent”? This is the property of that famous trinity: ... Old-Fashioned. Roses. Old-fashioned roses have been hard to find, but are enjoying a revival and are
Author: Louise Riotte
Publisher: Storey Publishing
From the beloved gardening author of Carrots Love Tomatoes comes a companion planting how-to guide full of flower lore and other secrets for your garden. From deterring insect pests with hot peppers to encouraging strawberries by bordering them with chrysanthemums, Louise Riotte shows you how to use the natural qualities of common plants to increase your garden’s productivity. Roses Love Garlic profiles hundreds of plants, features sample garden designs, and includes recipes for using your harvest to make herbal cosmetics, medicinal mixtures, and plant-based dyes. With gardening expert Louise Riotte’s sage advice, as well as her own beautiful illustrations throughout this book, you’ll enjoy learning about the fascinating ways plants work together as you tend to a thriving and bountiful garden.
This popular series for gardeners covers both popular and exotic plant groups.
Author: Trevor Nottle
This popular series for gardeners covers both popular and exotic plant groups. Each title is written by an expert gardener, breeder, or horticulturist having intimate familiarity with the species covered. Crisp photographs, charts, and indexes permit the reader to gain a total awareness of each plant's needs.
The Ruston Rose Garden at Renmark , South Australia , world renowned for its
collection of old and modern roses , is also an extensive commercial garden
supplying cut flowers and budwood for the florist and nursery trades Australia -
Author: Lynne Chapman
Publisher: Rosenberg Pub Pty Limited
"Growing tea roses and their history"--Provided by publisher.