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Roses Revealed - Find your perfect rosesRoses Revealed
Find your perfect roses

Dermot O’Neill
Published by Kyle Cathie
Distributed by New Holland
$NZ59.95

DERMOT O’NEILL, editor of Ireland’s Garden Heaven magazine, is one of his country’s best-loved gardening personalities with a down-to-earth, easy-to- follow style that brings the joy of gardening to a wide audience.

As David Austin remarks in his foreword to this lavish book, it is refreshing “to find a book that includes such a broad spectrum of varieties from the original wild species through the old roses of the 19th century...”

Many gardeners will find O’Neill’s chapter Best Roses for Special Purposes useful, with its classifications of best scented roses, best red roses, best thornless roses and so on. A comprehensive directory, and superb photographs seal this book as a must-have for rosarians.

Weekend Gardener, Issue 225, 2007, Page 38

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

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