This vintage book contains a comprehensive and accessible guide to French market-gardening, with chapters on everything from picking the perfect site to marketing your produce. Written in simple, clear language and full of useful information, 'French Market-Gardening' will appeal to those with an interest in growing and selling their own food. Contents include: 'The Meaning of Intensive Cultivation', 'The History of Intensive Cultivation in France', 'Work in a French Garden', 'The Site for a French Garden', 'The Soil and its Treatment', 'Water Supply', 'Manures', 'Making the Hot-Beds', 'Cost and Maintenance of a French Garden', 'Marketing', 'A Word to Amateur Gardeners', etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with the original text and images.