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The English RosesThe English Roses (Conran Octopus Gardening S.) Major developments in English Roses have increased the number of varieties to more than 80. Forty best loved and forty recently developed varieties, exquisitely photographed by Andrew Lawson, are at the heart of The Story of English Roses. The book explores the new classifications that David Austin has developed: 'The Old Rose Hybrids' (small to medium-sized shrubs, with the charm of Old Roses enhanced by disease resistance, more continuous flowering and more bushy growth); 'The Aloha Group' (tall, arching growth, mostly with large, deeply cut flowers); 'English/Alba Hybrids' (tall, airy, natural growth, with almost Wild Rose daintiness); and 'The English Musk Roses' (vigorous, bushy growth with reliable repeat flowers of particular delicacy). As the many virtues of English Roses have spread, David Austin has monitored their performance all over the world and offers advice on growing them in different climates. Never resting on his laurels, the English Rose Maestro reveals the refinements he has made to breeding techniques to take English Roses into the future. Growing Roses.

RosesRoses: A Comprehensive Guide to Care and Cultivation (Pyramid Paperbacks S.) Provides tips on pruning, training, feeding and propagating Roses. This book explains in detail the techniques needed to keep the rose plant in good shape, and includes advice on choosing the ideal rose for various types of garden, whether light, shady, dry, wet or a conservatory! Growing Roses.

A Practical Guide to Growing and Maintaining RosesRose Gardens: A Practical Guide to Growing and Maintaining Roses (Green-fingered Gardener S.) An illustrated guide to growing, maintaining and designing with the world's enduring flower. This book looks at the history of roses, from ancient Greece to the the present day, and includes a section on growing better roses and buying and planting.

Annuals and RosesAnnuals, Perennials, Bulbs and Roses This is a complete guide to choosing and growing the very best bed and border annuals, perennials, bulbs and roses. It contains descriptions and essential cultivation information for over 1,000 common flowering plants. It is arranged alphabetically within plant categories for quick-and-easy reference. It includes essential advice on choosing plants for different soil types and garden locations. This authoritative text, by one of the country's leading plantsmen, offers a highly informative and reader-friendly commentary on over 1,000 plants. Focusing on the key flowering plant categories of annuals, perennials, bulbs and roses, the entries are arranged alphabetically, enabling the reader to go straight to the plant that interests them. As well as describing each plant, and indicating what type of soil type and location it prefers, simple care and maintenance guidelines are given, helping any gardener to choose the very best flowering plants for their garden.

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