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David Austin’s books are perfect for rose lovers, gardening enthusiasts and armchair gardeners alike. Having devoted over sixty years of his life to roses, his knowledge of them and love for them is evident throughout every book you read.

   

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  1. The Rose by David Austin

    The Rose by David Austin

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    David Austin’s book, The Rose, contains chapters on each of the major groups of roses, including Old Roses, shrub roses, climbers and ramblers, species and, of course, David Austin’s own English Roses. There are also chapters on using roses in the garden and on their cultivation. It is lavishly illustrated with colour photographs showing individual varieties and roses in garden situations. An excellent book for both the enthusiast and the beginner; it has been very well reviewed.
    • Published by Garden Art Press
    • Size: 30cm x 23cm
    • 352 Pages
    £30.00
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  2. The English Roses by David Austin

    The English Roses by David Austin

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    A revised and greatly improved edition of David Austin’s definitive work on the English Roses. It contains ninety full page plates of his best-loved and more recent roses, along with detailed variety descriptions. The book also traces English Roses back to their Old Rose ancestors and establishes the concept of English Roses with their unique delicacy, charm and pleasing natural growth and also their many delicious fragrances. There is an excellent chapter on cultivation, as well as an interesting chapter on the way in which a new rose is bred – and much more besides.
    • Published by Conran Octopus
    • 320 pages
    • Size - 225mm x 280mm
    • 2017
    £20.00
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  1. David Austin Wedding Roses (Hardback)

    David Austin Wedding Roses (Hardback)

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    Inspired by his success in breeding roses for the garden, David and his eldest son, David J C Austin, have been working together since 1995 to create a new range of cut roses. These 14 flowers are specially tailored to withstand the rigours of weddings and special events while retaining the extraordinary beauty and fragrance that set David Austin Roses apart from any other. The book showcases some of the many magical moods that these exceptional cut roses are capable of creating with inspirational arrangements, atmospheres and wedding styles. It provides a host of bouquet ideas, colour themes, decorative designs and table centrepieces. If you are a bride-to-be, floral designer or simply love roses, this is a book for you as it illustrates how David Austin’s wedding and gift roses are truly a breed apart – roses that live up to the dream, whatever shape or form it happens to take.
    • Published by David Austin Roses
    • 96 pages
    • Size - 257mm high x 240mm wide
    • 2016
    £20.00
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  2. David Austin Wedding Roses (Paperback)

    David Austin Wedding Roses (Paperback)

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    Inspired by his success in breeding roses for the garden, David and his eldest son, David J C Austin, have been working together since 1995 to create a new range of cut roses. These 14 flowers are specially tailored to withstand the rigours of weddings and special events while retaining the extraordinary beauty and fragrance that set David Austin Roses apart from any other. The book showcases some of the many magical moods that these exceptional cut roses are capable of creating with inspirational arrangements, atmospheres and wedding styles. It provides a host of bouquet ideas, colour themes, decorative designs and table centrepieces. If you are a bride-to-be, floral designer or simply love roses, this is a book for you as it illustrates how David Austin’s wedding and gift roses are truly a breed apart – roses that live up to the dream, whatever shape or form it happens to take.
    • Published by David Austin Roses
    • 96 pages
    • Size - 253mm high x 230mm wide
    • 2016
    £15.00
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  1. David Austin's English Roses

    David Austin's English Roses

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    David Austin’s beautifully illustrated book, David Austin’s English Roses, is a clear and concise guide to his much-loved, award-winning roses. Perfect for armchair gardeners, as well as gardening enthusiasts, it includes detailed descriptions of all his most noteworthy English Roses, as well as offering fascinating insights into the early breeding process and rose classification. There is also an excellent chapter on cultivation, which contains invaluable planting and care advice.
    • 183 pages
    • Size: 245mm x 185mm
    £14.95
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  2. The Breathing Earth by David Austin (Hardback)

    The Breathing Earth by David Austin (Hardback)

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    David Austin's first collection of poetry draws on his own life experiences and his interaction with the natural world. “THE BREATHING EARTH is incredibly touching and I loved reading it. The sorrows and celebrations are most movingly handled: many odd phrases snag and remain in the mind, like burrs. The wisdom and philosophy in David Austin’s poetry is both thought-provoking and comforting, and his passion for the natural world shines through.” JOANNA LUMLEY
    • Published by Enitharmon Press (2014)
    • Hardback
    £12.00
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  1. The Breathing Earth by David Austin (Paperback)

    The Breathing Earth by David Austin (Paperback)

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    David Austin's first collection of poetry draws on his own life experiences and his interaction with the natural world.“THE BREATHING EARTH is incredibly touching and I loved reading it. The sorrows and celebrations are most movingly handled: many odd phrases snag and remain in the mind, like burrs. The wisdom and philosophy in David Austin’s poetry is both thought-provoking and comforting, and his passion for the natural world shines through.” JOANNA LUMLEY
    • Published by Enitharmon Press (2014)
    • Paperback
    £9.00
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