This vintage book is a comprehensive guide to growing grapes, peaches, and melons. Complete with helpful illustrations and information on all related aspects, this volume constitutes a must-read for those with an interest in growing fruit, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “History of the Vine”, “Vineries—Lean-to—Three-Quarter Span—Span Root—Heating”, “Vine Borders—Making—Manures for—Composts for”, “Propagation—By ‘Eyes’—By Cuttings—By Seeds-By Grafting—By Inarching”, “Planting—Time to Plant—How to Plant”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.