This antiquarian book contains a comprehensive guide to growing apples for commercial purposes, with information on the industry, setting up an orchard, equipment and tools needed, and much more. This detailed and accessible guide will be of considerable utility to anyone with an interest in producing apples, and is not to be missed by the discerning collector of such literature. Although old, much of the information contained herein is timeless, and will be of considerable service to modern readers. The chapters of this book include: 'The Industry', 'The Trees', 'Designing an Apple Plantation', 'Planting and Equipping an Orchard', 'Orchard Management', 'The Apple Harvest: Fruit Quality and Marketing', 'A Few Old Trees', 'A Year's Work', etcetera. This book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a new introduction to fruit growing.