This volume contains a comprehensive guide to the propagation and pruning of various trees, plants and shrubs. Written by an expert, it includes simple explanations and step-by-step instructions that will appeal to gardeners and others with a practical interest in the subject. Contents include: "Plant Physiology", "Propagation", "Pruning", "Transplanting", "Manuring", "Fruit Trees", "Hardy Deciduous Trees", "Hardy and Half-hardy Deciduous Trees", "Hardy Evergreen Shrubs", "Hardy Evergreen Foliage and Flowering Trees and Shrubs", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.