Synopses & Reviews
Chronicle Books is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new gardening series, A Passion for Roses. Featuring the horticultural expertise of master rosarian Ray Reddell, these irresistible little hardcovers feature page after page of showstopping roses. Insightful gardening handbooks that are a visual delight, they make fantastic gifts for everyone who loves roses.
Easier to grow than their full-sized cousins, miniature roses are big favorites among many rose-lovers. In Miniature Roses, Ray Reddell explains how to buy, plant, and maintain the best miniature rose bushes, as well as how to harvest the lovely blooms. He shows how easy it is to grow these irresistible flowers in any garden, whether in the ground or in small pots. Great pleasures can come from small treasures, and Miniature Roses celebrates one of the best.
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.