Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 22.3, Plant Study: The Rose, Part 2

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms



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Rotundas and balconies of roses to complement the pergola system. Polyantha roses are mostly ever-blooming with a compact in form. Some varieties of climbing roses and their characteristics, which stand in stark contrast to the unsightly stands of hybrid teas. These have lovely habits that cascade over decks, walls, houses, pergolas, etc. with charming foliage and enchanting scents. The rose garden at Sydney, Australia, and its deficiencies. An example of a charming rose garden design with roses, lilies and delphiniums. The spiritual uplift such a rose garden can provide. Propagation of the rose by seed. Budding onto a two-year stock as the classic means of propagation of modern roses. The bud must be taken from new wood. Discussion of root stocks for roses. (24:13)



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