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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rained where they wouldendanger the eyes of pas- r sers-by; and all betweenthe tall growers, filling upgaps beyond them, standingin front, leaning against theirsides, should be the bushroses, from majestic PaulNeyron (which was the lar-gest blooming rose, and maybe so now, since the new-comers advertised as largerdo not seem to me to eclipseold Paul) down to the tiniestdwarf Polyanthas, such aspure white Katherine Zei-met. There is no need touse mainly climbers, I mean ;all classes of roses can bepressed into the service ofthe grove. Banks covered with rosesshow them off so splendidlythat it is possible to have arosery all of banks, and not regret it. Banks there should always be, in gardens small orlarge. It is worth while to leave much ground inequality whenmaking a new garden, instead of spending considerably onground-levelling, and builders men should be discouraged fromtidying up, in their odious fashion, by burying brokenbricks, stones and cement, to make good their excavations.
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Rustic Cross for Climbing Rose. 62 ROSE GARDENING There is no need to use chiefly climbers as trailers on banks ;pegged-down Teas are very showy when estabhshed, andmany other kinds of roses are wilHng to sprawl about if per-mitted. La France naturally grows straight up, but plentyof other favourites spread out; for example, the whiteSouvenir de S. A. Prince, popular Madame Abel Chatenay,the dainty-flowered but robust growing Homere, and MadameJules Grolez, that brightest of pinks. Plant these on a steepslope, and their boughs will rest upon its sides. It is a fine idea to turf steep hills in the garden, then plantrose groups at intervals. I like to see little copses dottedabout, without method, in which the different types of Roseare employed to imitate the purposes of gorse, heather, bracken-fern, blackberries, wild clematis, hawthorn, of our field coverts. Roses are not half enough used to ramble up tall trees.Reine Olga de Wurtemburg will clothe a large silver-birchin deep green f
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