This antique book comprises a concise yet comprehensive guide to growing plants using hot houses. Complete with simple, step-by-step instructions and a wealth of helpful illustrations and diagrams, this is a text that will be of considerable value to gardeners and farmers interested to growing with hotbeds. It is perfect for those with little previous experience. The chapters of this volume include: 'Hotbeds', 'Manure-Heated Structures', 'Temporary Hotbeds', 'Permanent Manure-Heated Hotbed', 'Concrete Construction', 'Preparation of Manure for Hotbeds', 'Management of Manure-Heated Bed', 'Fresh Manure Must be Allowed to Start Fermentation', etcetera. We are proud to republish this volume, now complete with a new introduction on growing vegetables at home.