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This book will keep readers from being daunted by the prospect of rose gardening. Recommended especially for those new to rose growing.
His book could well change any notions you might have of these plants being fussy and frail.
Schneider’s book speaks with authority the advice a rose lover needs for extending uses of one of the world’s favorite flowers...this work deserves a place on the shelves of public libraries and of rose lovers.
This is the rose encyclopedia I’ve sought. It speaks to the city gardener and has plenty for the landed gentry as well. To all, I’d say this is the perfect book to spend a day with before the season starts or as it unfolds.
Peter Schneider has edited the Combined Rose List, the annual directory of roses in commerce, since 1992. He is the author of Peter Schneider on Roses and editor of Taylor’s Guide to Roses. His articles and essays about roses have appeared in Horticulture, The Gardener, Garden Style, and other publications. With his wife, Susan, he grows 1,200 varieties of roses in rural Ohio.
The book is a great fountain of knowledge for northern gardners. However, I live in zone 9 and would lie to have seen some information on the perfect rose for warmer climates as... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Amanda Taylor
I love roses and bought this to learn more. This book is very helpful and an easy read. Lots of pictures too. Read morePublished 5 months ago by T Bowen
The book was very good, if a little basic. If you live in a southern clime, like me, the rose selections featured are useless, since a greater variety can be grown in the south. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John C.
Excellent organization, writing, and photos. Only downside is the almost complete focus on gardens north of zone 6. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Charles E. Beckwith
I cannot believe how much I have learned about roses. This book always answered my questions and concerns about planting, growing and maintenance of beautiful roses. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Rose of Sharyn
Gave me the info promised in the contents page plus some interesting tidbits about individual rose types. A good buy.Published 11 months ago by Richard R.
I a beginner to roses and I'm glad I bought this book. I learned a lot and hopefully won't might as many mistakes.Published 12 months ago by S. Morris
This is a very well written book, and I enjoyed reading it. This is a nice adidition to my resource library.Published 15 months ago by Diane Kaye
great details about growing that other books don't have; answers to some of my more obscure questions like..."how much sun on XYZ rose...? Read morePublished 16 months ago by C. ORourke