A Book about Roses - How to Grow and Show Them

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Read Books, 2010 - Gardening - 336 pages
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Originally published in 1901. The author was Dean of Rochester and a respected expert on rose growing. The illustrated contents include: Causes of Failure - Causes of Success - Our Queen of Beauty - Position - Soils - Manures - Arrangements - Selection - Garden Roses - Rose Shows - Roses for Exhibition - How to Show - Memoranda for the Months - A Select List of Exhibition and Garden Roses etc. Many of the earliest gardening books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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