This antique volume contains a detailed guide to growing vegetables and flowering plants under glass. It includes details of construction, heating and operation of small greenhouses, sash-houses, hotbeds, cold frames, etc., for the benefit of the amateur and commercial grower. The text will be of much interest to modern growers, and is a book not to be missed by collectors of such literature. It includes practical recommendations on plant growing structures, saving labour, control of insects and diseases, plant bed construction, and other information of use to those engaged in plant growing. The chapters of this text include: 'Main Features of the Problem', 'Cold Frames', 'Soils for Plant Growing', 'Seed Sowing and the Care of Young Plants', 'Transplanting and 'Hardening Off' Young Plants', 'Common Diseases and Their Control', etcetera. We are proud to republish this antiquarian text now complete with a new introduction on vegetable growing at home.