Kōrero: Market gardens and production nurseries

Rose breeder Sam McGredy

Rose breeder Sam McGredy

Internationally renowned rose breeder Sam McGredy emigrated to New Zealand in 1972 from Ireland and developed a multi-million-dollar export business breeding roses in Auckland. He retired from rose breeding in 2007 and is shown here with his last selection, ‘Rose Hamilton Gardens’, named in honour of the Hamilton Gardens, which feature a well-maintained rose garden.

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Hamilton City Council
Photograph by Mark Hamilton

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Production nurseries and cut flowers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20026/rose-breeder-sam-mcgredy (accessed 30 November 2023)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008