“The A.B.C. of Garden Pests and Diseases is vintage work dealing with characteristics and nature of some well-known enemies and ailments of the plants and vegetables. With wonderful black and white illustrations and handy tips on distinguishing between garden friends and foes, this volume constitutes a must-have for any keen gardener and is not to be missed by collectors of vintage literature of this ilk. Contents include: “The Pest and Disease Problem Explained”, “Hygiene in the Garden”, “Pests that Attack Plants Generally”, “The Pests of Vegetables”, “The Diseases of Vegetables”, “The Pests of Flowers”, “The Diseases of Flowers”, “The Pests of Fruit”, “The Diseases of Fruit”, “The Pests of Glasshouse Crops”, “The Pests and Diseases of Lawns and Ornamental Trees”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.