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Roses Without Chemicals

150 Disease-Free Varieties That Will Change the Way You Grow Roses

By Peter E. Kukielski

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Published By
Timber Press
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Number Of Pages
268
Publication Date
March 15, 2015
ISBN
9781604696837

Roses Without Chemicals

150 Disease-Free Varieties That Will Change the Way You Grow Roses

By Peter E. Kukielski

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“I wish I had this when I planted my rose garden twenty-five years ago. I am now about to plant another garden, full of wonderful rose varieties and I intend to follow Peter's advice wholeheartedly.” —Martha Stewart

Have you tried to grow roses, only to give up once you realized how dependent on pesticides they are? In this lush guide rose expert Peter Kukielski highlights 150 rose varieties that excel in gardens without the use of chemicals. Roses Without Chemicals features information on planting, pruning, and pests; plant profiles that include a color photo and details on color, growth habit, and fragrance; and helpful lists of roses organized by color, growing habit, and region.

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“I wish I had this when I planted my rose garden twenty-five years ago. I am now about to plant another garden, full of wonderful rose varieties and I intend to follow Peter's advice wholeheartedly.” —Martha Stewart

“A valuable guide for gardeners wanting to try roses that are less disease-prone.” —Library Journal

“Most gardeners are no longer willing to spray their roses for pests and diseases because it's time consuming, expensive and known to be ecologically damaging. So this authoritative book about growing roses sustainably, is a timely addition.” —Gardens Illustrated Online  

“An enormously valuable book, particularly for those looking to grow roses organically.” —American Gardener 

“Don’t ever shop for roses without this book in hand.” —PNW Magazine

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Product details

Published By
Timber Press
Categories
Number Of Pages
268
Publication Date
March 15, 2015
ISBN
9781604696837

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