The Greenhouse Expert

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1994 - Gardening - 128 pages
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Whether you already own a greenhouse or you're thinking about buying or building one, here's the vital information in full color you need to get the most from your money, effort and time. "The Greenhouse Expert offers data on structure and equipment (including installation instructions on floors, gutters, doors, lighting, ventilators, blinds, shelving, insulation, glazing, and heating); greenhouse plants (a list covering 58 pages); and care (of both structure and plants). There is a chapter dealing with pests and diseases and a month-by-month calendar on when to do what."-- "Booklist

. 128 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 1/2.

  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
Propagator Thermometer
13
PLANTS 2081
20
CARE 8292
82
PLANT TROUBLES 9398
93
CALENDAR 99123
99
PLANT INDEX 124128
124
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About the author (1994)

Dr Hessayon is the world's best-selling horticultural author - his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of '60 Truly Great Elizabethans' because "he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides".He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as "the top-selling living author of the 1990s".He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Expert style is hard to define.According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society "Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access".According to The Times "he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout".

There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world.The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.

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