This is the original 1914 edition in very good condition. 100 years old!! Wear to the spine and lettering is getting hard to read but still all there!!. Bookseller Inventory # 000840
Title: Productive Vegetable Growing (Lippincott's ...
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott
Publication Date: 1914
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1930. Illustrated Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Sixth Edition, Revised. Text/As New. Illustrated linen boards/NF w/faint wear & light soiling. DJ/None. First published 1914; this is the 6th Edition of 1930. Volume in the publisher's LIPPINCOTT'S FARM MANUALS series. Practical treatise designed for the classroom, the field, and the home garden. Each crop discussed is broken down in terms of the work needed to bring it to (pardon) fruition. The production of early cabbage - to take one example - is handled in this manner: Determining possibilities with early cabbage; Selecting varieties; Making a hotbed; Planting seed and caring for plants in a hotbed; Hardening off plants preparatory to planting; Selecting and preparing soil for cabbage; Transplanting cabbage plants to the field; Cultivating cabbage; Fertilizing the crop; Controlling insects and diseases; and Harvesting and marketing. Thirty-three chapters w/194 photo illustrations. 343 pages. Textbook. Seller Inventory # 201392