This early work is a fascinating read for any gardening enthusiast or historian, but contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It is a thoroughly recommended title for the amateur or professional fruit grower's shelf. Contents Include: Black Currants - General Considerations; Descriptive Notes on Varieties; Propagation and Planting Material; Planning and Planting; Pest and Disease Control; Harvesting and Marketing; Machinery and Tools for Plantations; Red Currants - General Considerations; Descriptive Notes on Varieties; Management; Picking and Marketing; Pest and Disease Control; Gooseberries - General Considerations; Propagation and Planting Material; Varieties; Planning and Planting; Pest and Disease Control; Thinning, Harvesting and Marketing; Dessert Gooseberries; Appendix I: The Sale of Diseased Plants Orders, 1927-1943; Appendix II: The Sale of Strawberry Plants and Black Currant Bushes Order, 1946; Appendix III: Ministry of Agriculture Publications referred to in this Bulletin. 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.
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