Author(s): D. G. Hessayon
More than 65 new varieties! Roses are some of the most popular plants in the garden. Whether you plant them for colour, bloom or fragrance, The Rose Expert gives you all you need to know to get the most from your roses, with information on: Different types available. Choosing and buying. How and where to plant. How to mulch, train and feed. Pruning. Dealing with pests and diseases. Growing roses as a hobby. Reliable, easy-to-follow advice and information from Expert books - the world's best-selling gardening series.
The world's best selling book on roses.
"Admirable" The Garden "The Rose Expert has a wealth of knowledge packed into its 128 pages" Ideal Home "Excellent!" Woman's Weekly
Dr Hessayon is the world's best-selling horticultural author - his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of '60 Truly Great Elizabethans' because "he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides".He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as "the top-selling living author of the 1990s".He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The Expert style is hard to define.According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society "Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access".According to The Times "he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout". There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world.The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.