Growing Roses in the Pacific Northwest: 90 Best Varieties for Successful Rose Gardening (Hardcover)

90 Best Varieties for Successful Rose Gardening

By Nita-Jo Rountree

Sasquatch Books, 9781632170491, 224pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2017



Many gardeners dream of filling their garden with lush, healthy roses--but growing roses can be tricky, especially under the Northwest's moody skies. Luckily this definitive guide will help you build your garden sanctuary without the use of pesticides or chemicals.

Growing Roses in the Pacific Northwest guides you through every step, including choosing rose varietals for your climate, landscape design, planting, harvesting, and basic care, as well as invaluable tips for nurturing a show-stopping rose garden. Growing no-spray roses has never been easier

The book features information on popular rose types like David Austin, Hybrid Tea, Climbing, and Old Garden, and such stunning cultivars as Boscobel and Lady of Shalott. With full-color illustrations of the 90 best cultivars for the region, this visual guide is a go-to resource for everyone; whether you live east or west of the Cascades in Washington, Oregon, or British Columbia and are an urban gardener or have room to spread out, you'll soon be surrounded by roses in full bloom.

About the Author

NITA-JO ROUNTREE is a Seattle-based garden designer and educator. She has developed numerous programs and lectures, is a past president of the Northwest Horticultural Society, and she is currently on the board of directors of the Bellevue Botanical Garden where she serves as lecture chair.