London: Printed by Willoiam Clowes and Sons, 1844.
Offprinted from the “Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England”. 24 pp. 12mo. Disbound, some light soiling and spotting to title-page and last leaf, else excellent with the contemporary notation of Hadrach Priory on the title. Item #22909
Following the passing of the Allotment system which provided a plot of land for laborers the author wished to provide the basic instructions necessary to grow a successful garden. He recommends composting, crop rotation, describes proper drainage and fencing and describes the best vegetables for cottage gardening.