English Rose Garden

English Rose Garden

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The story of English rose gardens and how they, the roses that grow in them and the way in which are looked after have changes over the years. The concept of a garden devoted entirely to roses is thought of as essentially English, and greatly treasured as such, but it actually originated in France in the nineteenth century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 149.4 x 210.1 x 5.6mm | 104.33g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0747804427
  • 9780747804420
  • 1,406,315

About Michael Gibson

An amateur but knowledgeable rose grower, the late Michael Gibson was on the Council of the Royal National Rose Society and was President for the years 1985-6. He was also Vice President of the Society's Historic Roses Group.
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Table of contents

The flower of England; The changing roses; People of influence; Cultural practice; Further reading; Gardens to visit
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