This section is from the book "The Gardener V1", by William Thomson. Also available from Amazon: The New Organic Grower: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener.
Kemp's ' How to Lay out a Garden,' and 'How Crops Grow,' are likely to suit you, though, like most works of the character, they are rather high in price. The former is published by Bradbury & Evans, London, and would cost about 15s.; the latter by Macmillan & Co., London, price from 5s. to 7s. "Subscriber " asks if there are any good books on landscape-gardening and horticultural chemistry published at a cheap rate, as works like M'Intosh's and Loudon's are quite out of his reach, owing to their high price. Can any of our readers suggest works likely to be of use to "Subscriber," and within his means for obtaining them 1