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What is this rose, the great rosarian Graham Stuart Thomas asks, that enslaves gardeners?...Why, in short, does everyone love a rose, and what does it offer that other flowers lack? Wayne Winterrowd posed this question to thirty-two eminent fellow gardeners, who join him in giving their highly original and engaging responses in this book. Michael Pollan, is dazzled, smitten...bowled over by Maidens Blush (known in France as Cuisse de Nymphe Emue), while Mirabel Osler honours Rosa sancta, the Holy …

Here is a celebration of the genus Rosa, our heritage from the past of the delicate charm of wild roses, the richly fragrant treasures of ancient Mediterranean civilization, the opulent beauties of France, the lacy loveliness of English Moss roses, and the glories plundered from the Orient by daring Victorian plant-hunters. These old roses flourished in colonial Australia. Today they are authentically refurbishing both town and country gardens. Their abundance of bloom and fragrance, vigor, incredible …
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The Official Registry and Checklist - Rosa is an official publication of the International Cultivar Registration Authority - Rosa, and it conforms to the standards set forth by the International Society for Horticultural Sciences, as documented in the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants. This reference guide seeks to identify all cultivars of the genus Rosa, including those not registered, no longer in cultivation or extinct. Entries for more than 33,000 unique cultivars include …

The Official Registry and Checklist - Rosa is an official publication of the International Cultivar Registration Authority - Rosa, and it conforms to the standards set forth by the International Society for Horticultural Sciences, as documented in the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants. This reference guide seeks to identify all cultivars of the genus Rosa, including those not registered, no longer in cultivation or extinct. Entries for more than 46,000 unique cultivars include …

Excerpt from Journal des Roses (Rosa Inter Flores) Et Revue dArboriculture Ornementale, Vol. 33: Publication Mensuelle Speciale; Annee 1909 Mrs E11. J. Holland (hybride de the). Coloris rose fonce a centre plus pale. Bouton allonge et pointu Belle fleur dans le genre de Lady Ashdown. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art …

Excerpt from Journal des Roses (Rosa Inter Flores) Et Revue d Arboriculture Ornementale, Vol. 36: Année 1912 Cc Jardinier commença à greffer des ro ses mousseuses ainsi que quelques autres variétés, d abord pour l agrément de l ami ral de Bougainville puis, plus tard, pour la vente des pieds de Rosiers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. …

Climbing and rambling roses are sources of grace and dignity in the finest gardens. This book is the first completely new volume in almost 40 years to grapple with the histories, lineages, and special charms of these aristocrats of the garden. Illustrated with 200 color plates, Climbing Roses of the World presents climbers of every type, from the parent Rosa species to the multifloras, noisettes, and modern climbers, to name just a few. The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched study of climbers …

Excerpt from Bulletin de la Société Royale de Botanique, Vol. 33: De Belgique Fondée le 1er Juin 1862 Trois ans plus tard, M. Christ (allgemeine Ergebnisse aus der systematischen Arbeit am Genus Rosa) portait les hybrides sauvages au nombre de 45. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally …

Excerpt from Journal des Roses (Rosa Inter Flores) Et Revue dArboriculture Ornementale, Vol. 27: Publication Mensuelle Spéciale; Année 1903 Cela fait, ces fils de fer sont rabattus et appliqués le long du calice et lun, ou deux dentre eux, est enroulé en spirale, en retenant les autres autour de la tige. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. …

A wide-ranging and delightful narrative history of the celebrated plant breeder Luther Burbank and the business of farm and garden in early twentieth-century America A century ago, Luther Burbank was the most famous gardener on the planet. His name was inseparable from a cornucopia of new and improved plants—fruits, nuts, vegetables, and flowers—for both home gardens and commercial farms and orchards. At a time when the science of genetics was in its infancy and agriculture was often a perilous …

Excerpt from Aristocrats of the Garden Meanwhile, in 1792, Lord Macartney brought back with him from China a Rose (r. Bracteata) which was styled the Macartney Rose and which is now natural izod in some of our warmer states. Another Chinese Rose - the Cherokee Rose - the date of whose introduction into this country is um known, is also naturalized widely in the warmer states and received its earliest name (r. Iaevigata) in 1803, from Michaux who firmly believed it to be native of this country. In …

If youve ever wondered about the people and places immortalized in plant names, this enlightening and entertaining book will provide some answers. Legends in the Garden introduces 46 people and places — some familiar, others unknown — associated with popular garden plants. Rosa Burbank honors Luther Burbank, the plant wizard of Santa Rosa. John Champneys and Philippe Noisette, key figures in the development of the rose, gave their names to R. Champneys Pink Cluster and R. Blush Noisette. But …
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Excerpt from Tomato Production in California Commercial production is more or less centered in a number of important districts, each of which usually specializes on the growing of a certain type of tomato for one particular use. The earliest tomatoes are grown in the Imperial Valley. Only market tomatoes are grown in this section and they are shipped extensively to cities west of the Mississippi; About acres are grown annually, the planting being in November and December, and the shipping season …

Born in 1858 to a wealthy family Ellen Willmott owned three gardens, in England, France and Italy, and employed one hundred and four gardeners. She mixed with royalty and her name was associated with the greatest gardeners of her time, Gertrude Jekyll, William Robinson and E. A. Bowles. In 1894 she joined the Royal Horticultural Society and in 1897 she was one of the first sixty recipients (and one of only two women) to receive the Victoria medal of honour. Warley Garden in Spring and Summer, a book …