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The simple guide to growing
Old-fashioned Roses

James Young
4c
Distributed by Southern Publishing Group
$NZ12.95

The soft colours and gracious charm of old roses continue to woo many gardeners.

Aussie James Young's sharp lens takes in hundreds of varieties to stretch the definition "old-fashioned". His expanded catalogue includes David Austen's English Roses and runs into descriptions of more than 300 varieties. There's also the obligatory rose history, climatic considerations and cultivations tips.

Old-fashioned Roses has plenty for the rosarian and novice gardener to enjoy at an affordable price.

Weekend Gardener, Issue 207, 2006, Page 46

Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH

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