This vintage book is a comprehensive guide to growing pears. With information on planting, pruning, harvesting, marketing, and many other related aspects, this volume constitutes an invaluable resource for the modern grower, and is not to be missed by collectors. Contents include: “Varieties”, “A Complete List of Kinds”, “Consult the Fruit Merchant”, “Pennsylvania Horticultural Society”, “Aspect”, “Shelter an Orchard”, “A Hedge of Pears”, “Preparation of the Soil”, “Lifting the Sub-Soil Plow”, “Laying Tiles”, “Basement Story”, “Distance Between Rows”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.