Helps you learn how to grow vegetables from seed, maintain mature plants, keep the pests at bay and produce a sustainable crop in your vegetable garden. This work includes advice on feeding, watering and combating pests, weeds and diseases. It offers practical tips on preparing and improving soil.
In 367 exquisite plates, this treasure of botanical literature records the flowers of the palatial grounds at Eichstatt, Bavaria, once some of the most beautiful gardens in history. The illustrations are organized by season and, following the classification system used today, show plants belonging to a total of 90 families and covering 340 genera.