Roses developed and grown before World War I are known as 'old roses', and with their full rosette blooms or beautifully shaped flat petals, they deserve special attention. This book explains how to recognize different types of old rose and grow them to their best advantage. It features a fully illustrated directory of 40 recommended varieties.
Andrew Mikolajski is an established and highly respected gardening expert. He edited the RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers and the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening (both Dorling Kindersley), and he has contributed articles to every major gardening magazine and specialist journal. His published works include: Garden Plants and Gardening Techniques; The Practical Encylopedia of Garden Pests and Diseases (both Southwater); and The Busy Gardener's Guide (Time Life).