2021 Facsimile of the 1955 Edition. "Out of the great mass of gardening books here is one that really delights while it instructs.... Most important of all, it is a labour-saving book, explaining how much of the back-ache of gardening, particularly hand-weeding, can be eliminated by an intelligent policy of mulching, and the use of natural rather than artificial methods of cultivation." The Book Exchange England]
The author has, over the course of a quarter century of gardening, worked out a method of using mulches. This has cut down her expenditure of hard work and has given her excellent fruit, vegetables and flowers...a new method of mulch gardening.