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This vintage book contains a complete guide to growing grapes on the vine, with information on planting, grafting, pruning, propagation, pests and diseases, preserving, ploughing, and many other related aspects. Detailed and accessible, âThe American Vine-Dresser's Guideâ constitutes a must-have for those with an interest in growing grapes, and would make for a fantastic addition to allied collections. This book is in both English and French. Contents include: âChoice of Soil and Situationâ, âPlantingâ, âAfter-Tillage, Uncovering, and Hillingâ, âRemoving the Useless Branches and Budsâ, âOf Pruningâ, âOf Pruning Low Vinesâ, âOf Pruning High Vinesâ, âOf Pruning Vine-Arborsâ, âOf Cropping, and Stripping off the Leavesâ, et cetera. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on making wine. This book was first published in 1827.