Historic Rose Journal

Twice a year all our members receive the Historic Rose Journal free. It publishes informative articles on old roses, their history, cultivation and merits, reviews interesting new books, reports on the group’s varied activities and publicises future shows and events.

For more information please contact editor@historicroses.org 

Historic roses Spring 2017 journal
Historic roses Spring 2016 journal

Illustrated booklets

As well as the Historic Rose Journal, we have produced illustrated booklets for sale by specialist writers on many aspects of historic roses:

Roses - A Brief History cover
Old Roses: A Brief History
by Peter Harkness, rose grower and specialist
The Fragrance of Old Garden Roses cover
The Fragrance of Old Garden Roses
by Robert Calkin, perfumier
Older Garden Roses of Special Merit 
by Deirdre Gordon, plantswoman
climbing roses by HRG
Older Climbing Roses 
by Charles Quest-Ritson, rose specialist and author

Copies are on sale @ £5 each (£4 for The Fragrance of Old Garden Roses) plus p&p from the chairman.

For information, publications and back issues of the Historic Rose Journal contact:
Michael Charlesworth, HRG chairman
Lower Burrow Farmhouse,
Kingsbury Episcopi
Somerset TA12 6BS
Email: publications@historicroses.org

See a full list of articles published in the Historic Rose Journal 1991 - 2017.

See a selection of previous articles published in the Historic Rose Journal.