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Diary of a Rose Lover is a beautiful little book with so many lovely watercolor paintings. There are paintings of specific roses, botanical paintings that show the parts of a rose. There are also watercolor sketches about how to propogate a rose and different types of foliage. In color this author and the artist describes rose fragrance with color-coded triangles. This is the kind of book you will want escape into as you curl up on the glider on a lovely summer day.