Title: Rose gardening; how to manage roses and enjoy them
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: Hampden, Mary. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Rose culture. [from old catalog]
Publisher: New York, C. Scribner’s sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ceedingly strong high posts, ofcourse, and, while they can be restrained by stretched ropes,I find it best to build a mock-living hedge of old bean-faggots,for them to be trained over ; before the faggots rot away,or snap, the rose growth will be so dense, between the posts,that the destruction of the foundation will not be of the leastconcern. In the spring, after planting, the Ramblers should becut back one half. A Gloire de Dijon hedge was one of the delights of a gardenI once loved ; the trees had been planted only three feet apartoriginally, and the boughs had been turned back on themselves,so to speak, as well as arched over directly they reached thesix feet level for the top, and other branches had been stretched ROSE HEDGES AND ROSE ESPALIERS 203 out horizontally, and woven in and out with their neighbours.The solidity of that hedge was a sight at which to marvel.Old wood was cut out each March, and soon after that the wholelength of the hedge became crimson with young shoots.
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A Rustic Wood Fencing for Roses. Hybrid Briar Roses make charming hedges, but the bestway to have a close hedge quickly is to alternate a HybridBriar with a Sweet Briar, just the old favourite; the lattercan be clipped with ruthless shears into form and the HybridBriar Roses be trained over this mass of greenery. For great hardiness the Hybrid Scotch rose called Standwell 204 ROSE GARDENING Perpetual is remarkable, and a hedge of this, three feet high,on average, has a peculiar beauty owing to the fern-like, orcut-out, leaves ; at a few yards distance the appearance isunlike that of any other rose in the garden, a filmy wavingline of foliage, studded all over with large double deep blushflowers. This rose is as generous as the Chinas in beginningearly and continuing late. Aglaia, the yellow Rambler, and Felicite Perpetue, white,are roses I greatly admire for hedge making, because of theirsplendid glossy foliage that is attractive all the year round. When we come to the consideration o
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