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10 Steps to Beautiful Roses

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    GROW BEAUTIFUL ROSES IN 10 SIMPLE STEPS!

The rose has inspired artists, writers, and composers for centuries.  Now you can join the ranks of those inspired gardeners who cultivate roses in their home gardens.  Whether you're a novice gardener wanting to know the basics or a seasoned horticulturalist looking up tips on improving your blooms, Maggie Oster's expert advice offers all the know-how you'll need.  Her ten simple steps ensure beautiful, fragrant roses with minimum fuss and maximum yield.

    Maggie Oster is a freelance author, photographer, and horticulturalist.  She is the author of several books, including The Herbal Palate Cookbook and Herbal Vinegar.

Synopsis:

Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

Synopsis:

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

About the Author

Author Maggie Oster has been cooking since she was five years old. A trained horticulturist, freelance writer and photographer, Maggie has also written other Storey book titles including Herbal Vinegar and Herb Mixtures and Spicy Blends. In addition, she has written the books The Potato Garden, Flowering Herbs, Gifts and Crafts from the Garden and Recipes from an American Herb Garden. She attended graduate school at Cornell University, and was former editor of an indoor and container-gardening magazine based in Seattle, Washington. Maggie has also contributed to Rodale's Basic Natural Foods Cookbook, has written monthly columns for The Weekend Gardener Journal and Louisville Today magazines, and won an award for an article and photographs on cooking with edible flowers in The Newark Star-Ledger. She lives in Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Step 1 — Choose Well

Kinds of Roses

Shopping for Roses

Step 2 — Provide A Great Location

Roses in the Landscape

Step 3 — Super Soil

Step 4 — Planting Perfectly

Bare-Root Roses

Container-Grown Roses

Step 5 — Mulching

Step 6 — Watering

Step 7 — Feeding

Step 8 — Pruning

Step 9 — Pest Control

Insects: Signs and Solutions

Diseases: Signs and Solutions

Step 10 — Winter Protection

Suppliers

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882665535
Author:
Oster, Maggie
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Oster, M.
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Flowers - Roses
Subject:
Roses
Subject:
Rose culture
Subject:
Gardening-Roses
Subject:
GARDENING / Landscape
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin
Series Volume:
102-64A-110
Publication Date:
19890131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
215.9 x 139.7 x 3.302 mm

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"Synopsis" by ,
Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

"Synopsis" by , Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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