“Gardens in and About Town” is a vintage book on gardening in cities, being a guide to maintaining flowers and plants in small spaces and with other restrictions that come with urban living. Full of innovative ideas for all situations, this timeless volume is idea for green-fingered enthusiasts working within urban constrictions. Contents include: “The Heritage of the Brownstone Front”, “The Commercial Penetration of Living Areas in American Cities”, “Zoning Laws and their Effect on the Brownstone Regions”, “When Its Back to the Street”, “The Garden in a Well”, “Architecture and City Gardens”, “The Community Garden”, “Hanging Gardens”, “Gardens on the Roof of the World”, 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.