Title Success in Market Gardening, A New Vegetable Growers' Manual. Seventh
Book Number 12924
RAWSON, W. W. Success in Market Gardening, A New Vegetable Growers' Manual. Seventh Edition Revised and Enlarged, with New Matter and Illustrations. Boston, Mass.: Published by the Author, 1892 (c1892), 12mo, vii (9)-240pp, frontispiece, illustrations in text, bound maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover and black decoration on front cover, spine faded, spine ends bumped and rubbed, otherwise clean and good+ condition. Hedrick/Woodburn p.541, Rawson, followed his father's lead as a market gardener and ran a very large operation in Arlington, Mass. Contents include: Location and Soil; Drainage; Irrigation; Manures and Fertilizers; Selection of Seeds; Seed growing;; Cultivation; Hot-Beds; Hot-Houses; Implements; Greenhouses; plus a large section with treatment by each vegetable.