The definitive handbook for the gardener, comprising a wealth of green-fingered tips and techniques that cover absolutely everything necessary for creating and maintaining a fruitful garden. Although an antiquarian text, this handbook contains timeless information about the subject and continues to be a must-read for the keen amateur horticulturalist today, complete with detailed drawings and diagrams to help you every step of the way on your journey to successful gardening.
Vol 1: Vegetables, allotments, medicinal plants
Vol 2: Orchards, hardy fruits
Vol 3: Fruits under glass, storing, packing and preserving, plant enemies and friends, tools
Vol 4: Hardy trees and shrubs, herbaceous and apline plants, annuals, bedding
Vol 5: Popular plants, greenhouse and conservatory, orchids, ferns, palms etc.
Vol 6: Structures, heating, soils and manures, propogation, botany, calendar
All six volumes: green cloth covered boards with yellow text and yellow and green decoration to front, gilt text and green and yellow decoration to spine. Various superficial scuffs, marks and splashes to boards.Shelf wear to edges and corners. Olive green endpapers. Lightly foxed and tanned. Text blocks are clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia.