“Making Horticulture Pay” is a classic guide to growing fruit and vegetables for pleasure and for profit. It includes simple, step-by-step instructions for growing a range of produce, as well as a wealth of expert tips to make sure you succeed. This timeless volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in gardening and self-sufficiency. Contents include: “Garden Soils and Their Care”, “Fertilizers and Fertilizing”, “Water and Its Control”, “Function of Cultivation”, “Fruit Plantations and Their Care”, “Orchard Fruits”, “Small Fruits”, “The Vegetable Garden”, “Spraying”, and “Ornamentals”. 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.