This vintage book contains a detailed guide to gardening, including historical information, planting, pruning, types of plants and flowers, tools, furniture, and much, much more. Profusely illustrated and full of timeless information, "Gardening" will be of considerable utility to modern green-fingered readers and would make for a fantastic addition to any collection. Contents include: "On Gardening in General", "Garden Operation", "Esculent Roots", "Esculent Bulbs", "Leguminous Vegetables", "Farinaceous Tribe and Salad Plants", "Ground-Blanches Vegetables", "Miscellaneous Vegetables", "Culinary Roots, Flowers, and Plants", "Pot-Herbs, Medicinal Plants", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.