Everyday Roses: How to Grow Knock Out(r) and Other Easy-Care Garden Roses (Paperback)
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'This book proves that growing roses is for EVERYONE '
-Pat Shanley, Vice President/President Elect American Rose Society
'Finally a rose book that has joy, pleasure, and gardening wisdom at its core.'
- Steve Hutton, President/CEO Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle
'Anyone who reads this book and follows Paul's philosophy cannot help but have a garden of healthy roses.'
- Peter Beales, Author and rose expert
'In his new book, Everyday Roses, Paul proves that ANYONE can indeed grow beautiful roses without an arsenal of chemicals. His practical approach is perfect for beginners and can be eye-opening for the seasoned gardener looking for a better way.'
Yes, you really can grow healthy, beautiful roses If you love roses, but think they're too hard to grow, check out Everyday Roses - your trusty guide to growing Knock Out and other easy-care garden roses. Here you'll find clear, accessible information for successfully growing beautiful roses in a wide range of colors.
There's no book on roses like this one. Everyday Roses is designed specifically for weekend gardeners and homeowners who love roses but don't have the time or inclination to deal with the care and prevention measures high-maintenance roses require. This handy reference shows how you can enjoy the best of both worlds: gorgeous, healthy, long-flowering roses with a minimum of fuss.
Simple, sensible advice from a rose expert. Author and rosarian Paul Zimmerman shows how garden roses can play an important part in any landscape design. He introduces gardeners to lots of easy-to-grow varieties that can be used effectively as flowering shrubs, groundcover, or climbing vines.
Out with the old, in with the new With Everyday Roses, all the old ideas about roses no longer apply. Instead of complicated, time-consuming maintenance programs, here you'll find simple easy-to-follow advice on planting and care. And, of course, starting out with no-fuss varieties like the Knock Out is the key to success
About the Author
Paul Zimmerman has worked in landscaping and roses for more than twenty years. He is the coordinator of the Biltmore Rose Trials, a Certified Consulting Rosarian at the American Rose Society, and is a consultant for many private and public gardens. He conducts rose lectures and rose-growing workshops nationwide and overseas, and is the U.S. licensing agent for several foreign rose breeders. Zimmerman lives in Campobello, SC.