This antique text contains a detailed, descriptive account of the various pests and diseases affecting indoor and outdoor crops, and the most effective remedies for their prevention or eradication. Included within this volume are formulae for making insecticides and fungicides, the best apparatus for applying the latter, and clear instructions how to perform such important operations as spraying, fumigating, and cyaniding. This text was written to enable every owner of a garden, greenhouse, or orchard to recognise the various pests and diseases that attack their crops, and to deal with them in an effectual manner. Despite its age, it still remains a relevant and useful text for modern readers. The chapters of this book include: 'Insects and Fungicides', 'Insecticide Formulae', 'Fungicide Formulae', 'Spraying Apparatus', 'Powder Distributors', 'How and When to Spray', etcetera. Many antique texts such as this are increasingly expensive and rare, and it is with this in mind that we are proudly republishing this book here in an affordable modern edition.