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Bookshelf: Regional Gardens (Canada) - Prairie:

The Prairie Rose Garden (Designing Alberta Gardens)
The Prairie Rose Garden is an indispensable guidebook for prairie rose gardeners, from the author of prairie favorites Designing Alberta Gardens and The Prairie Garden Planner. Beautifully illustrated and brimming more than 60 full-colour photographs and illustrations, The Prairie Rose Garden is an ideal reference for experienced and beginning gardeners who wish to expand their understanding and use of these luscious, particularly prairie shrubs. From design and planting advice to a comprehensive list of prairie shrub roses, The Prairie Rose Garden takes you step-by-step through the process of incorporating shrub roses into your unique prairie landscape. The first in a series of books devoted exclusively to the prairie gardener, this exquisite book will make a rose lover out of everyone who reads it. Includes:

  • Historically significant rose breeders of the prairies
  • Introduction to hardy Parkland and Explorer series roses
  • Advice on designing with prairie shrub roses
  • Practical guidance and tips on planting, pruning, and caring for shrub roses
  • Comprehensive list of prairie hardy shrub roses--includes information on height, spread, form, bloom color, susceptibility to black spot, and perfume
JAN MATHER grew up in a family of avid gardeners and flamboyant floral arrangers. After graduating as a horticulturalist, Jan Mather began work as a professional garden designer and consultant. When she's not traveling the prairies helping people create garden paradises, she writes gardening columns for a number of newspapers and magazines, including the Calgary Herald. Her previous books, The Prairie Garden Planner and Designing Alberta Gardens have become prairie garden favorites.

Contact:
Red Deer College Press
Email:V. Mix

Jan Mather
"Autographed Copies"
Phone: 403-782-4550
Email: Jan Mather



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