This early work is an absorbing read and thoroughly recommended for the shelf of any horticulturalist. It contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Contents Include: Part I - Tomatoes - 1. Introduction, Glasshouses, Tools, Etc, 2. Compost Mixtures and Soil Sterilisation 3. Varieties, Propagation, Temperatures, Etc, 4. Preparation of Borders, Planting in Pots and Boxes, Etc. 5. Staking, Watering and Ventilation 6. Training, Stopping and Feeding 7. Propagation by Cuttings, Novelties, Etc. 8. Tomatoes in Cold Houses, Frames and Cloches 9. Outdoor Cultivation of Tomatoes, 10. Dwarf Tomatoes 11. Various Points of Importance 12. Diseases and Pests of Tomatoes, Part II - Cucumbers - 13. The Cultivation of Cucumbers 14. Diseases of the Cucumber 15. Pests of the Cucumber. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.