This early work is a fascinating read for any gardening enthusiast or historian, but contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It is a thoroughly recommended title for the amateur or professional arborist's shelf. Contents Include: Trial and Error, Pears, Pests and Diseases of the Pear, Medlars and Quinces, Almonds, The Apricot, The Cherry, Pests and Diseases of Cherries, The Peach and Nectarine, Pests and Diseases of the Peach and Nectarine, Plums and Damsons, Pests and Diseases of the Plum, Laying Out a Field to Fruit Trees, The Fertility Rules in Fruit Planting, The Spraying of Fruit Trees, Bees in the Garden, Some Useful Tools, and a list of some Useful Books on Fruit Growing. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.