Roses for Dummies

American Beauty, Dublin Bay, Rocketeer, Betty Boop, High Noon, Pearly Gates.with a distinctive name for each of hundreds of varieties, the array of roses that could adorn your garden is both dazzling and daunting So which ones survive hardily on their own for weeks on end, and which ones wither and die without constant attention How do you tell a climber fr American Beauty, Dublin Bay, Rocketeer, Betty Boop, High Noon, Pearly Gates.with a distinctive name for each of hundreds of varieties, the array of roses that could adorn your garden is both dazzling and daunting So which ones survive hardily on their own for weeks on end, and which ones wither and die without constant attention How do you tell a climber from a shrub, and how does each thrive And don t even start with pruning Despite all the ahem thorny particulars, gardeners still love to grow these beautiful flowers that would by any other name still smell as sweet Roses for Dummies does away with the myth that roses have to be high maintenance, instead showing how to choose a type that will blossom in your care Inside, rosarians of all levels will find useful information on Shopping for roses Planting Watering and mulching Fertilizing Pruning Protecting roses from weather and pests And Roses for Dummies contains everything you need to know to get started, or, if you re advanced, refine your knowledge of roses Now in a new Second Edition with than 100 new varieties described, as well as new information on insect and disease control, this helpful guide also covers Landscaping with roses What makes a rose fragrant Roses and their partners in the garden Growing in containers Drying roses and making potpourri Rose societies and other places to see roses Ten roses to avoid if you re not an expert Whether looking for nothing than a sweet smelling decoration to brighten your doorstep, or looking to enter a major rose competition, discoveries about this much loved flower await you Full of pointers, resources, pitfalls, vocabulary, and an eye popping full color insert, this book will help you grow the roses of your dreams.
Roses for Dummies American Beauty Dublin Bay Rocketeer Betty Boop High Noon Pearly Gates with a distinctive name for each of hundreds of varieties the array of roses that could adorn your garden is both dazzling

  • Title: Roses for Dummies
  • Author: National Gardening Association
  • ISBN: 9780764552021
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Roses for Dummies”

    1. ROSES FOR DUMMIES is just that: a basic A-Z book for those that are new to growing roses. The middle pages are devoted to some colorful pictures of roses that the author and editors of the National Gardening Association want you to consider. Everything else is in black and white. There is enough information here to digest so don't be put off by the cover.In many cases the information contained in this book was provided by members of the American Rose Society so you can't go wrong. For those of y [...]

    2. This is a great book for anyone who doesn't know a thing about roses! It was a great help to us when we planted our first rose bush!

    3. Lots of great info for a struggling beginning rose gardener. Good book to have on the shelf for sound advice.

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