This text comprises a handy guide to the formation and management of the kitchen garden, and the cultivation of useful vegetables and fruits. This wonderfully comprehensive and concise guide contains much in the way of information that will be of great value to the amateur, as well as constituting a great reference book for the more experienced reader. Much of the information contained herein is timeless and still very much of use today. The chapters of this book include: 'The Formation of the Kitchen Garden', 'The Amateur in the Kitchen Garden', 'Pits and Farms', 'Selecting for the Kitchen Garden', 'Peas and Beans', 'Brassicas', 'Spinach', 'Seakale and Asparagus', 'Saladings', 'The Onion and its Allies', 'Celery and Celeriac', 'The Potato', etcetera. We are proud to republish this text here complete with a new introduction on vegetable growing at home.