Book List recommended by West Jersey Rose Society members. They are all available from Amazon as well as other book sellers.  If you find an error in the links or find that the book is out of print, send an email to rosarian@wjrs.org.

“Complete Guide to Roses” Ortho
https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Guide-RosesOrtho/dp/0897215052/

“Better Homes & Gardens Rose Gardening” Better Homes & Gardens
https://www.amazon.com/Better-Homes-Gardens-RoseGardening/dp/0470878452/

“All About Roses (Ortho's All About Gardening)” Ortho (Feb 13, 2007)
https://www.amazon.com/All-About-Roses-OrthosGardening/dp/0696232170/

“Complete Guide to Roses (Miracle Gro)” Miracle-Gro (Feb 5, 2008)
https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Guide-Roses-MiracleGro/dp/B002QGT04I/

“Roses for Dummies” Lance Walheim & Editors of the National Gardening Association
https://www.amazon.com/Roses-Dummies-LanceWalheim/dp/0764552023/

“A Year of Roses” Stephen Scanniello (May 2, 2006)
https://www.amazon.com/Year-Roses-StephenScanniello/dp/B001SAREOG/

“The Encyclopedia of Roses: An Organic Guide to Growing and Enjoying America's Favorite Flower” Judith C. McKeon
https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Roses-Enjoying-Americas-Favorite/dp/087596656X/

“Otherwise Normal People: Inside the Thorny World of Competitive Rose Gardening” Aurelia C. Scott
https://www.amazon.com/Otherwise-Normal-People-Competitive-Gardening/dp/1565124642/

“In Search of Lost Roses” Thomas Christopher
https://www.amazon.com/Search-Lost-Roses-Thomas-Christopher/dp/0226105962/

“A Rose by Any Name: The Little-Known Lore and Deep-Rooted History of Rose Names” Douglas Brenner, Stephen Scanniello
https://www.amazon.com/Rose-Any-Name-Little-Known-Deep-Rooted/dp/1565125185/

“Growing Beautiful Roses, Your Guide to Creating An Easy Care Garden” Barbara Wilde,
 
https://www.amazon.com/Growing-Beautiful-Roses-Easy-Care-Fragrance/dp/1579548105/

“Roses Without Chemicals” by Peter E. Kukielski,
https://www.amazon.com/Roses-Without-Chemicals-Disease-Free-Varieties/dp/1604693541/

“The English Roses- Classic Favorites and New Selections” David Austin
https://www.amazon.com/English-Roses-David-Austin/dp/1840917512/

“The Essential Flower Arranger” Pamela Westland,
https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Flower-Arranger-Pamela-Westland/dp/1860350917/

“The Flower Arranging Expert” Dr. D. G. Hessayon,
https://www.amazon.com/Flower-Arranging-Expert-D-G-Hessayon/dp/090350541X/

“The Rose Doctor” Gary A. Ritchie, PhD,
https://www.amazon.com/Rose-Doctor-Diagnosing-Problems-Garden/dp/1796853631/

 

Updated: October 2019

 

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