Old Roses and English Roses

By: Austin, David

Price: £12.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with photos mainly in colour, 8vo, pp 224, laminated boards, no dustwrapper as issued, corners showing slight signs of wear, the tiniest of creasing to the head and tail of the spine, otherwise a good sound copy of a book which is surprisingly difficult to find. (This is a 1995 reprint of the 1992 edition. Parts of this book first appeared in "The Heritage of the Rose" by David Austin, 1988, revised 1990.) {David Austin, the proprietor of one of the countries leading rose nurseries, offers useful and informative pointers as to flower and bud form and development, shape and size of plant, foliage and fragrance. Illustrated throughout witha riot of magnificent colour photographs, this indespensable guide contains important information on rose cultivation with valuable advice on soil preparation, planting, pruning, feeding and diseases and pests. This is a book of undoubted value and importance, and will be greatly prized by rose-growers and rose-lovers, whether professional or amateur everywhere. 'Old Roses and English Roses' is the companion volume to 'Shrub Roses and Climbing Roses'.}

Title: Old Roses and English Roses

Author Name: Austin, David

Categories: Gardening, Roses,

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1995

ISBN Number: 1851491503

ISBN Number 13: 9781851491506

Binding: Pictorial boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 003206

Keywords: DAVID AUSTIN. ROSA. ROSACEAE. GARDENING. ROSES.