Beginners Guide to Rose Growing Author:Cyril C. Harris "This book on roses is something different. It is an excellent guide for both beginners and experienced gardeners, who wish to grow and propagate good roses. It also provides them with the underlying reasons for certain horticultural practices, which should enable them to do essential chores with renewed zest. Perhaps strangely with such beautif... more »ul things, wherever roses grow, controversies rage, leading to confusion in the minds of present-day gardeners. Even soil preferences, the preparation of rose beds, pruning and other fundamentals are not exempt. In seeking clarification, experienced gardeners are often as much beginners as the novices. An attempt is made in these pages to solve these enigmas so that they can henceforth tend their roses with a fuller understanding.
The latest developments in rose growing are also discussed, together with the problems and prevention of pests and diseases in a book that is an invaluable aid to anyone seeking to cultivate roses."« less