Synopses & Reviews
No variety of plants can contribute as much beauty to a garden - and as much satisfaction to the gardener who knows how to grow them - as roses. In this guide you'll find
photographs of almost 400 roses, with a quick reference to fragrance, winter hardiness, and disease resistance every important class of rose - Species Roses, Old Garden Roses, Shrubs, Hybrid Teas, Floribundas, Grandifloras, Miniatures, and Climbers suggestions for carefree border and ground-cover roses an encyclopedia entry for each plant, noting its uses and limitations a pest and disease chart that describes the damage, its cause, and ecologically safe controls.
Whether you want to buy a single carefree bush or maintain a whole garden of perfect roses, this Taylor's Guide has everything you need to know to succeed the first time.
"This is good, solid, straightforward information on roses that is clearly and simply stated." American Gardener
About the Author
Nancy J. Ondra owns a small specialty nursury in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She is the editor of many Rodale gardening books and the author of three Taylor's Weekend Guides: Soil and Composting, Propagation, and Pests and Diseases. She resides in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.