Synopses & Reviews
If you love roses, chances are you love heirloom roses best. Big and fragrant, they are valued for their beauty and connection to the pastand for their very practical hardiness. In Heirloom Roses, celebrated rosarian Ray Reddell surveys the virtues of all three kinds of heirloom roses, namely, species, antique, and reblooming roses. With detailed treatment of favorite varieties, including Reddell's expert advice on planting and pruning, this lush guide invites gardeners to revel in the glory of the past.
About the Author
Rayford Clayton Reddell owns a nine-acre ranch in Petaluma, California, planted with over 8,000 rose bushes. An expert on roses, he is a garden columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle as well as a regular contributor to Horticulture magazine. Ray's previ
Saxon Holt is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in such garden magazines as Garden Design, Country Journal, Sunset, and Horticulture, as well as the book English Roses for American Gardens.