This antiquarian book contains a comprehensive guide to keeping an apple orchard, being a sketch of the practice of apple growing in North America at the beginning of the twentieth century. A timeless handbook full of invaluable information and useful tips, "The American Apple Orchard" will be of utility to modern fruit growers, and would make for a great addition to collections of agricultural literature. Contents include: "The Geography of Apple Growing", "Apple Soils", "Exposures", "Windbreaks", "Winterkilling", "Starting the Orchard", "A Good Nursery Tree", "How to Get Trees", "Methods of Propagation", "Fall vs. Spring Planting", "Distances for Planting", "Distances for Planting", etcetera. Frank Albert Waugh (1869 - 1943), was an American landscape architect whose career focused upon recreational uses of national forests, the production of a highly natural style of landscape design, and the implementation of ecological principles. Many antiquarian texts such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now, in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.