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The second book in the Cold Climate Gardener's Library, Growing Roses in Cold Cimates
contains everything a gardener needs to know about growing healthy, hardy roses in cold climate conditions.
As many as 65 percent of America's gardeners live in colder regions, and based on extensive market research, gardeners in cold climates need, and are willing to pay for, specific information on growing roses under adverse conditions. This handsome, comprehensive, and fully-illustrated volume contains pertinent information for growing 700 varieties of roses; a five-star rating system based on extensive field testing that helps readers select the very best roses for cold climates; organic and inorganic remedies for common rose problems; tip and hints drawn from 60 years of hands-on growing experience; and detailed mail order source lists for each class of rose. From the basics, including step-by-step photos that show exactly how to winter-protect roses to advanced methods of propogation, this growing guide has it all. It is truly the cold climate rose gardener's bible.