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This book is a summary of the Third Rosa Barba European Landscape Award held in Barcelona, Spain in November 2003. The European Lanscape Architecture Biennial has become a point of reference for European landscape design and has expressed the desire to investigate and debate landscape intervention from the perspective of its own discipline and from the viewpoint of other fields involved in research and construction. The goal is to explore the limits of various new approaches to nature in order to …

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), 1894, Vol. 18: Publication Mensuelle Spéciale Lorsque lon aime les fleurs nest on pas quelque peu en droit de se demander pour quoi la France, cette terre privilégiée au point de vue des Roses, na pas de Société de Rosiéristes. On a cependant écrit en 1889 que cette création était réclamée avec instance par tous les amateurs. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com …

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 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 …

Excerpt from Der Rose Zucht und Pflege X. Genion: Luteae, baau gehören: Rosa lutea Eglanteria (ftehe gig. E. Atropurpurea, Harrisoni, ochroleuca, punicea, sulphurea, Persian Yellow, hemisphaerica, Rapini. 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 reconstruct the work, preserving the original …

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 …