The Handy Book of Gardening (Paperback)

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"The Handy Book of Gardening" is a complete guide to gardening, looking at every aspect of the subject from tools and basic operations, to planting and maintaining a vast range of different trees and flowers. Containing simple explanations and a wealth of invaluable tips from an expert, this accessible encyclopaedia of all things gardening is highly recommended for green-fingered readers and collectors of vintage gardening literature. Contents include: "First Operations in a Garden", "Draining", "Digging", "Trenching", "Hoeing", "Raking", "Mowing", "Rolling", "Pruning", "Grafting", "Budding", "Planting Trees and Bushes", "Espalier Fruit-Tree", "Proper Tools", "Sowing", "Seed", "Quantities for Given Space", "Planting Out", "Rotation of Crops", "Distance at which Vegetables should be Planted", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781447463702
ISBN-10: 1447463706
Publisher: Bryant Press
Publication Date: October 31st, 2012
Pages: 102
Language: English