Texan named Field

sammy zone 7 TulsaSeptember 30, 2007

I haven't heard of him for years, but there is a Texan whose name is Field who likes the Cornell mixture for growing roses. Do any of you happen to know his name?

The subject came up at our church, and I know he used to live here in Tulsa. He is a huge advocate of using more homemade mixtures than purchased pesticides. I just do not remember his last name.

He has a good reputation, and I think he has written extensively, so I feel that it is appropriate to ask on this Forum.

Thanks

Sammy

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diane_nj 6b/7a

Field Roebuck, author of the book Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses. He posts periodically and his GW hame is "Field". He also has a web page, try google.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2007 at 5:38PM
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sammy zone 7 Tulsa

Thank you so much, Diane. I just could not remember that name, and it had bothered me.

Sammy

    Bookmark   September 30, 2007 at 7:37PM
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Field

Hey, Sammy. How've you been?

I'm retired and pretty much just a lurker nowadays. But I still grow roses sans pesticides.

Go look for my book. The original (still available in some places) was indeed titled "Foolproof Guide to Roses," but there is now a new, enlarged version out, and the publisher changed the title to "Complete Roses -- a Foolproof Grower's Guide."

Field

    Bookmark   December 29, 2007 at 4:36PM
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baccus(z5aNY)

Lost your Cornell Formula. HELP

    Bookmark   June 2, 2008 at 7:33AM
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soniarosa

Yes Field Roebuck, he has a book out 2007

Complete Roses
A Foolproof Growers' Guide

It is great for the beginner and the pro.

    Bookmark   June 18, 2008 at 8:08PM
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