This inspirational book from Kew Gardens’ rose expert is the perfect guide to choosing and growing these majestic and versatile flowers
Instantly recognisable, fragrant and evocative, roses are the quintessential garden flowers. From low-growing ground-cover roses to long-stemmed Hybrid Tea roses, multi-petalled English roses, wild roses, small shrubs for containers, climbers and ramblers, in a range of forms, colours and scents, there is a rose for every garden situation.
Combining botanical illustrations and practical advice, The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Roses is the definitive introduction to growing seventy-eight beautiful roses, with full growing instructions and details on feeding, propagation and training.
Twelve garden projects, from growing from seed to preserving rose petals, will bring the wonderful world of roses to life.
About the Author
KEW ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS has built a global resource for medicinal plant names that enables health professionals and researchers to access information about plants and plant products relevant to pharmacological research, health regulation, traditional medicine and functional foods.
Book Review from Net Galley:
The book is a great selection guide to choosing roses. There are some interesting and helpful sections sprinkled throughout the book that cover such topics as growing roses in containers, shady situations and in mixed borders. Practical tips on training roses on a wall, growing them from seed and preserving petals is also covered with minor, straightforward details and photos. A great refrence guide if you are new to growing roses are just want more information. A great Garden Club read. Lisa