Scot, Reginald


A Perfite Platforme of a Hoppe Garden, and the Necessary Instructions for the Making and Mayntenaunce Thereof: With Notis and Rules for Reformation of All Abuses, Commonly Practiced Therein, Very Necessarie and Expedient for All Men to Have, Which in Any Wise Have to Doe With Hops.

Nowe newly corrected and augmented. London: Imprinted at London by Henrie Denham, 1576. The statement "by Reynolde Scot" appears on the title page after the phrase "Now newly corrected and augmented." Second edition--Cf. Hunt 128. Appeared in 1640 and 1654 as part of the Country-Mans Recreation. ASU copy lacks K4. (K4 is blank). References: Hunt 128; STC 21865.

This is the second edition of the first English work on the culture of hops. Scot covers all aspects necessary in the growing of hops, from the selection of th location and preparation of the ground, to the time to cut and set them, roote preparation, and the putting up of poles.  Various problems with solutions are presented.  Printed marginal notes indicate the author's various sources.

Subjects: Hops.


Next Title
Previous Title
Author Listing
Title Listing
Home Page