This thoroughly updated edition of the landmark volume Growing Roses in Cold Climates includes:
• Accessible information on 875 varieties of roses best suited to cold climates
• New methods for protecting roses in winter
• Hundreds of new rose introductions, including disease-resistant and hardy varieties
• Five-star ratings to help you select top-performing roses
In addition to describing both organic and inorganic solutions to common rose problems, this volume also profiles twelve major classes of roses, complete with photographs and step-by-step guidelines on achieving ideal growing conditions.
Richard Hass is a volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Rose Society. He has received awards from the American Rose Society and has been a rose judge since 2001.
Jerry Olson has grown roses for almost sixty years and judged them for the American Rose Society for more than three decades. He has written articles for the American Rose Society and the Minnesota State Horticultural Society.
John Whitman is a garden writer and photographer. He is the coauthor of Growing Perennials in Cold Climates and Growing Shrubs and Small Trees in Cold Climates, both recently published in new editions from the University of Minnesota Press.
"The descriptions of roses and how they should be treated in a severely cold climate are excellent." —American Gardener