Roses for Dummies

Roses for Dummies

Book - 1997
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"Beginners as well as advanced rose growers will find advice that's abundant and extremely helpful." -- Bill Marken, West Coast Editor of Garden Escapes and Former Editor-In-Chief of Sunset Magazine "Roses For Dummies is written as a friend, answering all my puzzling questions and providing easy solutions that are budget friendly." -- Jan Weverka, Editor of The Rose Garden Newsletter

Features 32 Full-Color Pages of Roses -- Plus a Free Six-Month Subscription to National Gardening Magazine

Do you dream of growing beautiful, fragrant roses in your yard, on your porch, or in a flower box? With Roses For Dummies® at your fingertips, you can turn your dreams into reality with tips, techniques, and suggestions for growing roses in any space or climate. Filled with handy illustrations and colorful pages of roses, this fun and friendly reference takes you on a visual journey through the vibrant world of roses.

Inside, you'll discover how to:

Identify varieties of roses and choose the right ones for your climate Create your own rose garden with helpful illustrations and 32 full-color pages of rose types Locate the most fragrant varieties of roses, the best bloomers, and the hardiest climbers Maintain your rose garden with techniques for watering, mulching, fertilizing, and pruning Protect your roses from pests, diseases, and the harsh winds of winter Find helpful resources online and through direct mail Become a member of rose growing societies and visit rose shows and public gardens in your community
Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c1997.
ISBN: 9780764550317
Branch Call Number: 635.9 Wal
Characteristics: xxiv, 330 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: National Gardening Association (U.S.)


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