Growing Roses: Plan, Plant and Maintain (Digging and Planting) (Paperback)
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The rose is a true classic, timeless in its popularity. This is the ideal book for those looking to enter the world of growing roses, whether you crave a highly scented, romantic rose for a prime spot, or want to combine shrub roses and flowers in a delightful country border. Divided into logical sections: classification and examples, how to choose which roses to grow based on climate and location, designing your flower beds, companions to grow with your roses, buying and planting, and caring for your roses, as well as a handy Calendar of Care, you will discover their versatility and potential. Written in a clear, accessible style by gardening expert Jenny Hendy, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
About the Author
Jenny Hendy trained as a botanist but has always been a keen gardener. An award-winning author, Jenny has authored or co-authored 20 books sold worldwide with many more as a contributor or consultant editor and has also written numerous articles for magazines such as Gardens Illustrated, RHS The Garden, The English Garden and Good Housekeeping. She has worked as a garden designer and plantswoman in Britain but also elsewhere in Europe for over 25 years and regularly guests on BBC Radio as well as teaching amateur gardeners. Rosebie Morton is the founder of The Real Flower Company, which produces beautiful bouquets incorporating scented garden roses and other flowers and foliages. Rosebie has been lucky enough to learn how to grow roses from some of the greats, in particular the late Robert Harkness. Rosebie runs courses and gives international talks on rose growing including the RHS Hampton Court Rose Festival. Her flower farm at Hinton Ampner grows over 40,000 roses as well as conducting many trials of new varieties including an exciting range from Japan.