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Roses and Rose Gardens By Claire Masset

Roses and Rose Gardens by Claire Masset

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Summary

A visually stunning celebration of England's favourite flower, the rose. The National Trust owns 30 of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, from Mottisfont to Sissinghurst. There are also features on 20 iconic rose varieties, with advice on how you can grow them yourself.

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Roses and Rose Gardens by Claire Masset

From the author of very successful 'Secret Gardens', this is a visually stunning celebration of England's favourite flower: its long history and rich symbolism; the beauty and diversity of its flowers, foliage and habit; its wonderful fragrances; and, above all, its amazing versatility. The National Trust owns many of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, including Mottisfont, which has over 500 varieties, and the legendary Sissinghurst, where all NT gardeners are sent to learn the art of rose pruning. As well as showcasing 25 of these gardens, the book spotlights 20 varieties of rose to talk about in detail, describing the individual quality of each rose - why it makes it a good choice, where you can grow it and suggestions on how you might combine it with other plants.

Roses and Rose Gardens Reviews

'This book is so evocative you can almost smell the scent of roses coming off the page'

* The Daily Mail, 'Best Gardening Books of 2019' *

'A concise and accessible introduction to this enduringly beloved flower.'

* Gardens Illustrated *

'much-needed book...it's ideal for anyone beginning to fall under the spell of roses and will inspire them to plunge in deeper.'

* Country Life magazine *

About Claire Masset

Claire Masset is currently the Guidebooks Publisher for the National Trust. She was formerly the Gardens Editor of The English Garden Magazine and freelance journalist for publications including Country Life and Gardens Illustrated. She is the author of Department Stores, Orchards and Tea for Shire Publishing.

Additional information

GOR010240815
9781911358688
1911358685
Roses and Rose Gardens by Claire Masset
Used - Like New
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2019-03-07
176
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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