Roses and How To Grow Them: A Manual For Growing Roses in the Garden and Under Glass (Paperback)
This special re-print edition of Robert Buist's book "Roses and How To Grow Them" is considered one of the most authorative guides on roses and their cultivation during the 19th Century. Written in 1844 by one of the top experts of the day, this classic text on roses sheds light on everything a person might wish to know about growing and caring for roses in the garden. Chapters include When, Where and Hhow To Plant Roses, The Routine of Rose Work, Pruning Roses, Insects, Diseases and Spraying, The Rose Grower's Calendar, Roses For Cut Flowers Under Glass, Types and Varieties of Roses, Roses For Special Purposes, Roses of American Origin and much more. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.