Vegetables and Their Cultivation - An Up-to-Date, Practical and Scientific Treatise on the History, Cultivation, and Forcing of Culinary Vegetables, S (Paperback)

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This volume contains a practical and scientific treatise on the history, cultivation, and forcing of culinary vegetables, saladings, and herbs. It provides information on their growing for home use and exhibition; the formation of the vegetable garden; the management of soils; manures and their uses, and the eradication of injurious insects and fungoid pests. Written in simple language and profusely illustrated, this delightful book contains a wealth of handy gardening information and will be of considerable value to the discerning gardener. The chapters of this volume include: 'The Vegetable Garden - Site, Shelter, Shape', 'One-Acre Garden', 'Half-Acre Garden', 'Quarter-Acre', 'Garden', 'Drainage', 'Paths', 'Edging', 'Walls and Fences', 'Soils - Clay', 'Sandy', 'Old Garden and Peaty Soil', 'Colour of Soils', 'Testing Soils', 'Claying', 'Burning and Chalking Soils', etcetera. We are proud to republish this vintage text, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on kitchen gardening.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781447479482
ISBN-10: 1447479483
Publisher: Pickard Press
Publication Date: February 6th, 2013
Pages: 536
Language: English