The rose is a true classic, timeless in its popularity. This is the ideal book for those looking to enter the world of growing roses, whether you crave a highly scented, romantic rose for a prime spot, or want to combine shrub roses and flowers in a delightful country border. Divided into logical sections: classification and examples, how to choose which roses to grow based on climate and location, designing your flower beds, companions to grow with your roses, buying and planting, and caring for your roses, as well as a handy Calendar of Care, you will discover their versatility and potential. Written in a clear, accessible style by gardening expert Jenny Hendy, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
Jenny Hendy has an honours degree in botany and worked for 5 years on the staff of Which? Gardening magazine, as well as running a garden consultancy business for the past 20 years. She has published 20 books as sole author or as co-author and many more as contributor or consultant, and won Best Practical Gardening Book 2010 for Kid's First Gardening Book. She has also written numerous articles for magazines such as Gardens Illustrated, RHS The Garden, Good Housekeeping and for national and international publications. Jenny has appeared on national BBC radio, along with 10 TV appearances. She also co-runs children's gardening workshops, and teaches adult amateur gardeners.
Publisher: Flame Tree Illustrated (March 26, 2019)