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Old Roses and English Roses

Handbook / ManualCancelled

By: David Austin

208 pages, 159 colour illustrations

Antique Collectors Club

Hardback | Apr 2010 | #185793 | ISBN-13: 9781870673631
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About this book

Garden Art Press published David Austin's "The Rose", covering roses of all types and ages from the earliest known forms to modern roses of today. This handy pocket sized title includes the material in that publication dealing with Old Roses, among them the lovely Gallica, Damask, Alba, Centifolia, Moss, China, Portland, Bourbon and Hybrid Perpetual Roses, as well as the English Roses bred by David Austin to combine the sumptuousness of Old Roses with the strength of Modern Roses. Illustrated throughout with a riot of magnificent colour photographs, this indispensable guide contains important information on rose cultivation with valuable advice on soil preparation, planting, pruning, feeding, diseases and pests. Coming from one of the UK's foremost experts on roses, this advice can only add to the undoubted value and importance of this most useful and attractive book. It will be greatly prized by rose-growers and rose-lovers everywhere, whether professional or amateur.

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