Gardening in Your Greenhouse

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Stackpole Books, 1998 - Gardening - 200 pages
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Freeman gives tips on gardening year-round in greenhouses, 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. 98 drawings.
 

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User Review  - ccorn4 - Overstock.com

best book for starting a green house. I knew nothing and this book told me all from the type of work areashow to build plants and everything else. Great book!! Dont need anything else if you already have a greenhouse! Read full review

Life saver!

User Review  - bahalou - Overstock.com

After purchasing a greenhouse this spring I decided I would use it year around to grow produce and herbs. This book is very helpful and covers a plethora of topics. Now I can garden all year and have ... Read full review

Contents

Types of Greenhouses and Their Uses
2
Equipment
7
Soil and Other Growth Media
22
Air and Water
36
Heat and Light
43
Pests and Diseases
51
Starting Plants for Transplanting Outdoors
65
Types and Sources of Seeds
66
Flowering Houseplants
124
Nonflowering Houseplants
133
Growing Crops Indoors
145
Growing Greenhouse Crops
146
Vegetable Crops
153
Herb Crops
163
Flower Crops
177
Ancillary Uses for the Greenhouse
187

Starting Seeds
80
Transplanting
95
Hardening Off and Setting Out
103
Houseplants
111
General Information about Houseplants
112
Other Uses for a Greenhouse
188
Sources
195
Index
198
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Freeman designed and built his own solar home and greenhouse.

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