This antique book contains a detailed guide on modes of heating in horticulture and agriculture, with information on green-houses, glass and glazing, flues, steam, hot beds, and much more. Clear and concise, and written in simple, easy-to-follow language, this antiquarian text constitutes the perfect guide for those with little previous experience, who have an interest in heating apropos growing plants. It contains simple instructions and is profusely illustrated, making it a great text for amateurs and a worthy addition to any collection of horticultural or farming literature. The chapters of this volume include: 'Modes of Heating', 'Glass and Glazing', 'Ground Glass', 'Heating and Hot Water', 'Heating by Flues', 'Garden and Farm Topics', 'Heating by Steam', 'Heating by Hot-Beds', and 'Cost of Construction'. We are proud to republish this book, now complete with a new introduction on farming.