This vintage book is a complete manual for growing pears, with information on propagation, planting, cultivation, and management. Written in clear language and full of simple instructions and handy tips, this volume will be of utility to anyone with a practical interest in pear production. Contents include: Preparation of the Soil, Draining, Plowing and Cropping the Ground, Trenching, Manuring, Digging Holes, Digging Trees, Soils for Pears, Transporting, The Seedling, Planting the Seed, Obtaining new Seedling Varieties, Hybridizing, Leaf Blight of Seedlings, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing Pear Culture now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit."