Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Miracle-Gro; 1 edition (February 5, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.6 x 10.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
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My husband gave this to me as a gift after I had expressed a desire to plant roses in our new home's sunny front yard. I had zero experience with growing roses, and no knowledge of the types of roses or the awards bestowed by various rose societies around the world. This book was ideal in helping me decide what roses to buy, and from whom, how to plant them, when to water them, how and when to prune them, and how to feed them.By the way, you'd assume that because Miracle Gro published the book it would promote Miracle Gro for feeding your roses. That is a correct assumption. But honestly, it's not enough of a hard sell to cause annoyance.The book is well laid-out and comprehensive. Below is the Table of Contents, which you'll note is quite extensive.Chapter 1 - Understanding rosesWhy grow roses?
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