This early work on fig cultivation comprises a comprehensive guide to growing figs under glass, with information on cropping, common problems, pests and diseases, pruning, watering, and everything else needed for successful growing. Written in clear, plain language and full of handy tips and useful information, this text constitutes a must-read for anyone interested in growing figs under glass, and thoroughly recommended for the amateur fruit grower. The chapters of this book include: The Fig, Fig-House, Soil and Formation of Border, Varieties of Figs, Propagation, Time and Manner of Planting, Training and General Management, The First Year, Pruning and Pinching, Figs in Pots, Forcing and General Management, etc. This book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.
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- ASIN: 1446537641