This vintage book is a complete guide to growing apples, with information growing in orchards, pests and diseases, harvesting, marketing, tools and equipment, and many other related aspects. Profusely illustrated and full of useful tips, this volume will appeal to existing and prospective fruit growers alike, and would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “The Standard”, “The Half-Standard”, “The Bush”, “The Cordon”, “The Espalier”, “Planting Distances”, “Apple Stocks”, “Stocks for Standards and Half-Standards”, “The Type II Stock”, “Type IX”, “Cordons and Espaliers”, “Soil Preparation”, “When to Plant”, “How to Plant”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.