Taylor's Guide to Roses
Based on Taylor's Encyclopedia of Gardening
A complete guide to gardening with roses, fully illustrated with 461 color photographs.
1986 Houghton Mifflin Company
First Edition 1986
Softcover 498 pages
Measures 9" x 4"x 1.25" Weight one-pound 8 ounces
CONDITION: Extraordinary Copy, so Beautiful and Excellent like New Condition.
This Very Cleverly Produced Book Is Equipped with a Cloth Spine, This Means It Will Never Crease, and Is Also Easy to Open up and Read.
The pictures inside of genuinely stunning.
The most comprehensive guide available, featuring an encyclopedia of 396 roses. More than 450 color photographs and 50 black and white drawings. Tips on selecting roses and designing your rose garden. A step-by-step planting guide. Specific information on growing roses in your region. Special visual and colored keys. Expert advice for amateurs and professionals.
INTRODUCTION: The ARS, Pre-Face, How to Use This Guide, Modern Roses in History, Classification of Roses, Anatomy, Getting Started, Creating New Cultivars, Zoning Map, Heartiness, Calendar of Roses, Showing Roses, Design for a Rose Garden,
THE COLOR PLATES: Species Roses, Climbers, Shrub Roses, Old Garden Roses, Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Teas, Miniatures
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROSES: Species Roses, Climbers, Shrub Roses, Old Garden Roses, Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Teas, Miniatures
APPENDICES: Arranging Cut Roses, Pests and Diseases, Glossary, Photo Credits, Nurseries, Index