Everyday Roses: How to Grow Knock Out® and Other Easy-Care Garden Roses by Paul Zimmerman

Everyday Roses: How to Grow Knock Out® and Other Easy-Care Garden Roses

byPaul Zimmerman

Paperback | February 19, 2013

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'This book proves that growing roses is for EVERYONE!'
- Pat Shanley, Vice President/President Elect American Rose Society

 'Finally a rose book that has joy, pleasure, and gardening wisdom at its core.'
- Steve Hutton, President/CEO Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle

 'Anyone who reads this book and follows Paul's philosophy cannot help but have a garden of healthy roses.'
- Peter Beales, Author and rose expert

'In his new book, Everyday Roses, Paul proves that ANYONE can indeed grow beautiful roses without an arsenal of chemicals. His practical approach is perfect for beginners and can be eye-opening for the seasoned gardener looking for a better way.'
- SouthernLiving.com

Yes, you really can grow healthy, beautiful roses! If you love roses, but think they're too hard to grow, check out Everyday Roses - your trusty guide to growing Knock Out and other easy-care garden roses. Here you'll find clear, accessible information for successfully growing beautiful roses in a wide range of colors.

There's no book on roses like this one. Everyday Roses is designed specifically for weekend gardeners and homeowners who love roses but don't have the time or inclination to deal with the care and prevention measures high-maintenance roses require. This handy reference shows how you can enjoy the best of both worlds: gorgeous, healthy, long-flowering roses with a minimum of fuss.

Simple, sensible advice from a rose expert. Author and rosarian Paul Zimmerman shows how garden roses can play an important part in any landscape design. He introduces gardeners to lots of easy-to-grow varieties that can be used effectively as flowering shrubs, groundcover, or climbing vines.

Out with the old, in with the new! With Everyday Roses, all the old ideas about roses no longer apply. Instead of complicated, time-consuming maintenance programs, here you'll find simple easy-to-follow advice on planting and care. And, of course, starting out with no-fuss varieties like the Knock Out is the key to success!

About The Author

Paul Zimmerman has worked in landscaping and roses for more than twenty years. He is the coordinator of the Biltmore Rose Trials, a Certified Consulting Rosarian at the American Rose Society, and is a consultant for many private and public gardens. He conducts rose lectures and rose-growing workshops nationwide and overseas, and is the...
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Title:Everyday Roses: How to Grow Knock Out® and Other Easy-Care Garden RosesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.44 inPublished:February 19, 2013Publisher:The Taunton PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1600857787

ISBN - 13:9781600857782

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

Foreword by Peter Beales

Preface,,Introduction: What is a Garden Rose?

Part 1: Essentials

Chapter 1 Buying Roses

Chapter 2 Planting

Part 2: Basic Care

Chapter 3 Mulching, Watering, and Feeding

Chapter 4 Disease and Insects

Chapter 5 Pruning and Grooming

Part 3: Rose Gallery

Chapter 6 Roses in the Landscape

Part 4: Rose Guide

Chapter 7 Suggested Roses