Biography of Abercombry (1726-1806)

Horticulturist and Scottish agronomist, born in 1726 and died in 1806. He was the son of a gardener and devoted himself from very early to the practical study of horticulture. He published several works, namely: Almanac of the gardener, universal of gardening and Botanical Dictionary, art of caring for the fruit gardens, principles of pruning of fruit trees, etc.