An environmentally friendly sourcebook that is actually two books in one, providing everything the gardener needs to know about setting up a healthy growing environment within a sunspace, plus a complete guide to growing flowers, vegetables and herbs in the greenhouse. Veteran greenhouse gardener Shane Smith is the author of The Bountiful Solar Greenhouse. Two color; line illustrations.
This cleverly written, easy to read book, is both entertaining and informative. Full of practical information for both the novice and experienced gardener. If you are just learning about greenhouse growing and wish to build your own, the author has included her own experiences to guide you.
A practical guide to planning, siting, building and making best use of a greenhouse. It includes information on heat and ventilation, control of pests and diseases and a season-by-season growing guide.
When creating an environment for year-round growing or an indoor garden room to enjoy, this book has plenty of information and inspiration. Learn the basics of building your own structure, plant propagation, and much more.
The definitive book on greenhouse management--from one of the industry's leading authorities. Scientific yet practical this brand-new edition presents the latest information in every aspect of the field: not only plant growth...
Tips on gardening year-round & Useful for all types of greenhouses How to raise plants in the home greenhouse, with information on selecting equipment, preparing the soil, watering, regulating heat and light, starting seeds, fighting pests, transplanting, and hardening off--all presented in a lively, down-to-earth manner. Helpful hints on growing vegetables and herbs, flowering and nonflowering houseplants, and flowers that can be harvested in quantity.
From orchids and blooming tropicals to year-round vegetables and cut flowers, you'll discover a whole new world of gardening in a greenhouse. Ortho's All About Greenhouses provides plans and building tips, advice on kits and equipment, and proven growing techniques. It's the complete guide to creating your indoor paradise.
This multifaceted book present important information about how to start a horticultural business. Topics include hot to make and sell private label potting soil worth thousands of dollars, business and marketing highlights, how to choose the best money making plants, financing, etc.
Horticulture from A to Z. A complete guide to growing and selling ornamental container plants. Includes both business and culture aspects for 100s of ornamental plants. The latest in pest and disease control, specific suggestions for soils, nutrients, and all major cultural practices. Guidelines for commercial horticulture production and marketing.
Addresses the major environmental factors of light, temperature, water nutrition, and carbon dioxide. It features discussions of greenhouse types, construction, and climate control. Topics include technology such as hydroponics, computer control of environments, and advanced mathematical procedures for environmental optimization; standard substrate mixtures; physical properties, and requirements for soils; coverings; greenhouse practice in numerous climatic regions worldwide; and details from engineering and agronomic studies.