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Nicknamed ‘the rose among the palms’, the thousand-year-old city of Marrakesh is characterised by its pink-colored pisé architecture and its deeply rooted tradition for gardens and green spaces. The majority of historic sites are inextricable from their gardens – or indeed are historic green spaces: the huge royal orchard pleasure-gardens of the Agdal were described by Monty Don as ‘of international cultural importance on a par with Versailles or Villa d’Este’. Scores of traditional …
Amazon / Frances Lincoln
Price: 199.52 $

Utilizing nearly one hundred illustrations, this is the first American book-length history and analysis of the Noisettes, a class of rose born in Charleston not long after the American Revolution. The first Noisette rose was raised by South Carolina rice planter John Champneys as a hybrid seedling from the China rose Parson s Pink and the autumn-flowering musk rose, resulting in a vigorous climber that produces magnificent clusters of small pink flowers from spring to fall. Variations developed as …

Excerpt from The National Rose Society s Handbook on Pruning Roses: Llustrated HE following general directions and explanations should be carefully read before proceeding to carry out the instructions afterwards given, or the reader may fail to grasp the meaning they are intended to convey. The late Rev. A. Foster-melliar in his Book of the Rose pointed out that the necessity for pruning arises in a great measure from the natural growth of the Rose. By watching, he said, an unpruned Rose-tree, either …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 173.30 $

The rose brings beauty and joy to those who grow and admire them. Often a rose will bear a person s name, for the breeding of roses is an art and, like all artists, the raisers of roses enjoy dedicating their creations to people they love or admire. But who was Madame Hardy? Bettina? Lorraine Lee or Henri Martin? Vita Sackville-West asked this question many years ago and rose-lovers are still asking. Here, at last, in an elegant, timeless and beautifully illustrated edition, is the answer. Anyone …
Amazon / Random House Australia
Price: 168.64 $

A witty, informal guide to gardening in the high desert areas of the Great Basin. It begins with the author s philosophy and a short history of gardening and features chapters on: Landscape planning, xeriscaping, and firescaping; Intelligent water use; Composting and mulching; Propagating; Tools and planting tips; Identifying weeds and controlling pests; Rock and container gardening; Preventing or repairing wind and snow damage; Fruiticulture, vegiculture and floriculture; Tree and shrub care; Herb …

Includes 22 new varieties released from 2011 to 2016. David Austin is one of the world s leading rose hybridizers. He has spent decades creating and perfecting his roses, which combine the charm and fragrance of the Old Roses with the repeat-flowering and wide color range of the traditional tea roses, also called Modern Roses. David Austin English Roses are vigorous, hardy, heat-resistant and disease-free. The bushes have a pleasant rounded habit and bear large, delicately scented blooms throughout …
Amazon / Firefly Books
Price: 125.15 $

The Scots Roses of hedgerows and wild gardens are a characteristic feature of earlt summer. Modest in appearance at first glance, they nevertheless merit attention, for unlike some of their cultivated cousins thay are consistently reliable and completely trouble free. This is a pictorial survey by a very distinguished botanical artist of this attractive rose species. Mary McMurtrie s charming painting style capturs the soft texture and gentle colours of the petals and the sharpness of the thorns …
Amazon / Garden Art Pr
Price: 121.84 $

Covers all the most worthwhile of the Old Roses Provides valuable information on rose cultivation and propagation Written by the proprietor of one of the UK s leading rose nurseries Garden Art Press published David Austin s The Rose, covering roses of all types and ages from the earliest known forms to modern roses of today. This handy pocket-sized title includes the material in that publication dealing with Old Roses, among them the lovely Gallica, Damask, Alba, Centifolia, Moss, China, Portland, …

However small their plot, all gardeners want to make a garden that appeals to the spirit as well as to the senses. Secluded, scented and softly planted, the romantic garden provides an increasingly welcome contrast to the world outside. Here, Graham Rose shows in detail how to create this sort of romantic retreat. There are special sections on fences and hedges to create an atmosphere of seclusion, water landscaping for refreshment and soothing sound effects, and the use of scent and colour. Illustrated …
Amazon / Brand: Frances Lincoln
Price: 92.86 $

How many people yearn for a garden that not only looks beautiful and meets their practical needs, but also provides a sanctuary in which to escape from the pressures of everyday life? In this exquisitely illustrated volume, Julia Lawless reveals the fragrant garden to be a unique source of health, well-being, and pleasure and guides you through every phase of creating your own aromatic paradise. Accessible advice and a directory of more than 50 essential fragrant plants help you to achieve your ideal, …
Amazon / Brand: Kyle Cathie
Price: 90.81 $

Often called the “king of roses,” Peter Beales is the world’s most acclaimed professional rose grower, and this book is the distillation of his 50 years of experience and knowledge into one essential volume. Within these handsomely illustrated pages is Beales’s unequalled advice on landscaping with roses as well as care and cultivation―all based upon his decades of experience breeding and selling the world’s finest roses. There is a rose for every budget and every garden style, and this …

Flowers have been used for culinary purposes since earliest times; rose petals have been used to perfume sweetmeats, jellies and cakes for centuries, and the tiny, richly scented Parma violet was a popular flavouring during the Victorian era. Today, there is renewed interest in using flowers as ingredients in cooking; their subtle flavours and glorious colours impart an extra dimension to many of our favourite foods. …
Amazon / Brand: Anness
Price: 87.95 $