This antiquarian volume comprises a detailed and concise guide to growing the stone fruits, with information on growing cherries, peaches, and plums. Written in simple, clear language and full of handy tips and practicable information, this guide is ideal for the beginner, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: 'The Stone Fruits', 'Diseases of the Cherry', 'Insects of the Cherry', 'Peach', 'Diseases of the Peach', 'Insects of the Peach', 'Plum', 'Diseases of the Plum', 'Insects of the Plum', etcetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming 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 now comes complete with a specially commissioned introduction on fruit growing.