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The Scything Handbook: Learn How to Cut Grass, Mow Meadows and Harvest Grain with a Scythe

by Ian Miller & Kiko Denzer

The Zen approach to mowing lawns, wacking weeds, harvesting crops, and building modern homesteader abs!


100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive

by The Xerces Society

In an at-a-glance, photo-driven format, 100 Plants to Feed the Bees presents 100 nectar- and pollen-rich plants that home gardeners can cultivate to create a more bee-friendly world.


Ikebana/The Art of Flower Arrangement - Ikenobo School

by Tadao Yamamoto

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...


Three Articles on Growing Currants and Gooseberries - Including Information on Propagation, Planting, Pruning, Pests, Varieties

by Various

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.


An Article on the Lychee and its Relatives being Fruits of the Sapindaceae Family Found in the Tropics

by Wilson Popenoe

This article contains a wealth of geographical, historical and botanical information about the rose family fruits in the tropics. Contents Include: Lychee - Cultivation, Propagation, Yield and Picking, Pests...


Plants - Transplanting, Pruning and the Tools Involved

by W. J. Bean

This guide will prove of much interest to the modern gardener. Illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. Contents Include: Need for Transplanting; Season for Transplanting; How to Transplant; Pruning...


A Guide to Pruning Hardy Fruit Trees

by Frederick W. Keeble

All aspects of pruning the orchard are covered in this informative article written by an expert on the subject. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully...


A Guide to Growing Pineapples under Glass

by David Thomson

All aspects of pineapple cultivation in the greenhouse are dealt with in this handy volume written by an expert on the subject. Thoroughly recommended reading for the budding gardener, it contains a wealth of...


A Selection of Articles about Growing Fruit Plants, Bushes and Trees in Pots

by Various

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.


Pruning Pear Trees - Three Articles

by Various

All aspects of pruning pear trees are dealt with in this handy volume written by various experts in the subject. Thoroughly recommended reading for the budding gardener, it contains a wealth of information forming...


Apple Trees - An Article on their Different Varieties

by Robert Atkinson

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.


An Article on the Construction of Cold Frames for Early Vegetable and Flowering Plants

by Charles H. Nissley

This volume contains an article on the construction of cold frames for early vegetable and flowering plants. Written in clear, concise language and including simple instructions and invaluable information on...


An Article about How to Prune Fruit Bushes and Trees Young and Old

by W. P. Seabrook

Illustrated with black and white photographs. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience....


An Article about Spraying Solutions Used to Control Pests and Diseases of the Apple Tree in the Past

by F. A. Waugh

This vintage book contains a complete guide to spraying fruit as a method of pest control, with information on machinery, ingredients, preparation methods, and more. Profusely illustrated and written in plain...


The Root Crops - With Information on Turnips, Swedes, Mangolds, Carrots, Kohlrabi and Their Cultivation

by Various

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,...


Methods of Budding for the Gardener - With Information on Grafting, Cutting and Other Aspects of Budding

by Various

This antiquarian book contains a detailed guide to gardening, with practicable information on grafting, cutting, and other aspects of budding. Complete with clear instructions, a wealth of interesting and practicable...


The Making and Management of Lawns and Sports Grounds

by R. B. Dawson

This guide will appeal to the lawn lover and groundsman alike. It is illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents Include: Introduction; Turf Grasses; Preparation of the Soil before Seeding or Sodding;...


The Modern Rock Garden - With Chapters on Preparation and Construction

by Herbert Cowley

This guide to rock gardens will prove of much interest to today's gardener. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Contents Include: Preparation; Construction; The Moraine or Scree Garden;...


The Modern Flower Garden 2. The Herbaceous Border - With Chapters on Planning and Arrangement

by Kitty Lloyd Jones

Volume 2 in a series about the flower garden deals with all aspects of herbaceous borders. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents Include: First Considerations; Planning and Arrangement; Maintenance...


The Modern Flower Garden 6. Lilies - With Chapters on Lily Species and Propagation

by W. A. Constable

Volume 6 in a series about the flower garden deals with all aspects of growing lilies. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents Include: The Genus: its Uses and Requirements; Lilies for Pots; Hybrids;...