Roses 200 Roses for Every Place in the Garden Dermot O'Neill
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- 24 Sep 2009
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Roses allows you to choose the right rose for you. Dermot O'Neill's top 200 roses have been selected from the thousands available for their combination of exceptional qualities. This book showcases the best roses for particular purposes in the garden – whether for ground cover, trailing over a wall, or small gardens – so you can easily find what you are looking for. Dermot gives a passionate, enthusiastic account of each rose, while the photographs provide a glorious colour reference. The directory contains all the essential information, including flowering period and shade tolerance. The book also covers rose care, with instructions on everything you need to know, making trouble-shooting a breeze. Roses encapsulates all the romance of this plant and makes choosing and growing roses a joy.
Dermot O’Neill’s grandmother grew an abundance of old-fashioned roses and he recalls hours as a boy in her garden surrounded by these wonderful flowers. As one of Ireland’s best-loved gardening personalities, Dermot brings his joy of gardening to a wide audience. A prolific writer, Dermot was a gardening contributor to the Irish Times for three years. He was also a gardening columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper between 2000 and 2006. The Sunday Independent, Ireland’s largest selling Sunday newspaper, now regularly feature his column.