Cover image for Ortho's all about the easiest roses to grow
Ortho's all about the easiest roses to grow
Cairns, Thomas, Ph. D.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, IA : Meredith Books , [2002]

Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Subject Term:
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
SB411 .C36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
SB411 .C36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
SB411 .C36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Oversize
SB411 .C36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Gardening
SB411 .C36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

On Order



It's a revolution in roses The new generation of no-fear roses offers never-before-seen disease resistance, hardiness and extraordinary non-stop blooms. From dazzling 8-inch miniatures to weed-suppressing ground covers and extra-handy climbers. This book shows you how to choose, plant and grow a foolproof rose to solve nearly every landscape problem.

Table of Contents

Roses for Every Gardenp. 4
How to Use This Bookp. 5
A World of Flowersp. 6
Plants in All Shapes and Sizesp. 8
Roses in the Landscapep. 10
Success the Easy Wayp. 12
Buying Healthy Plantsp. 13
Soil Preparation and Plantingp. 14
Planting and Caring for Roses in Containersp. 16
Watering and Fertilizingp. 17
Pruningp. 18
Top Roses for Disease Resistancep. 20
Top Roses for Cold Climatesp. 22
Top Roses for Hot Climatesp. 24
Top Roses for Partial Shadep. 26
Ortho's All-Starsp. 28
Ortho's All-Star Hybrid Teas and Grandiflorasp. 30
Ortho's All-Star Floribundas and Polyanthasp. 32
Ortho's All-Star Miniatures and Mini-Florasp. 34
Ortho's All-Star Old Garden Roses and Speciesp. 36
Ortho's All-Star Shrubs--Classic and Modernp. 38
Easiest Roses for Massingp. 40
Easiest Roses for Ground Coversp. 40
Easiest Roses for Bedsp. 42
Easiest Roses for Hedgesp. 44
Easiest Roses for Edgingp. 46
Easiest Roses for the Country Lookp. 48
Easiest Roses for Mixed Bordersp. 48
Easiest Roses for Companion Plantingp. 50
Easiest Companion Plants for Rosesp. 52
Easiest Roses for Cottage Gardensp. 54
Easiest Roses for the Wild Gardenp. 56
The Easiest Climbing Rosesp. 58
Easiest Climbers for Fencesp. 58
Easiest Climbers for Pillars and Postsp. 60
Easiest Climbers for Arbors and Pergolasp. 62
Easiest Climbers for High Wallsp. 64
The Easiest Roses for Small Spaces and Containersp. 66
Easiest Roses for Narrow Bedsp. 66
Easiest Roses for Containersp. 68
Easiest Roses for Hanging and Cascading Effectsp. 70
Easiest Small Climbers for Vertical Effectsp. 72
Easiest Roses for Standards and Patio Treesp. 74
The Easiest Roses for Cur Flowers and Fragrancep. 76
Easiest Roses for Long-Stemmed Cuttingp. 76
Easiest Clustered Roses for Bouquets-on-a-Stemp. 78
Easiest Roses for Old-Fashioned Bouquetsp. 80
Easiest Roses for Splendid Fragrancep. 82
The Ortho Rose Problem Solverp. 84
Selected Mail-Order Sourcesp. 91
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map and Metric Conversionsp. 92
Indexp. 93