This vintage text contains a detailed article on growing fruit, with a particular focus on growing damsons and plums. Profusely illustrated and full of invaluable tips and simple instructions, this text constitutes a must-have for anyone with an interest in growing plums or damsons, and would make for the perfect addition to collections of fruit growing literature. The sections of this volume include: 'Plums and Damsons', 'Soils for Plums', 'Site', 'Propagation', 'Types of Trees', 'Pollination', 'Planting', 'Pruning', 'Root Pruning for Wall Plums', 'Pruning Wall Trees', 'Manuring', 'Training Fruit', 'Support Needed', 'Picking', 'Varieties of Plums', 'Damsons', 'Varieties Described', 'Damson Varieties', etcetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly hard-to-come-by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.