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The Kew gardener's guide to growing roses : the art and science to grow with confidence  Cover Image Book Book

The Kew gardener's guide to growing roses : the art and science to grow with confidence / Tony Hall.


This inspirational book from Kew Gardens rose expert is the perfect guide to choosing and growing these majestic and versatile flowers Instantly recognisable, fragrant and evocative, roses are the quintessential garden flowers. From low-growing ground-cover roses to long-stemmed Hybrid Tea roses, multi-petalled English roses, wild roses, small shrubs for containers, climbers and ramblers, in a range of forms, colours and scents, there is a rose for every garden situation. Combining botanical illustrations and practical advice, The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Roses is the definitive introduction to growing seventy-eight beautiful roses, with full growing instructions and details on feeding, propagation and training. Twelve garden projects, from growing from seed to preserving rose petals, will bring the wonderful world of roses to life.

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  • ISBN: 9780711261907
  • ISBN: 0711261903
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Limited Publishers, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to growing roses -- Plants -- Project 1: Using roses in a mixed border or bed -- Project 2: Using rose hips -- Project 3: Roses for a shady spot -- Project 4: Propagating roses in water -- Project 5: Roses for an exposed site -- Project 6: Caring for miniature roses -- Project 7: Training as a standard form -- Project 8: Training a rose against a wall -- Project 9: Growing roses from seed -- Project 10: Preserving rose petals -- Project 11: Growing roses in a container -- Project 12: Planing a rose hedge.
Subject: Roses.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Instructional and educational works.
Matériel d'éducation et de formation.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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Homer Public Library 635.933644 HAL (Text) 000165679 Nonfiction Available -

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