Greenhouse Gardener's Companion: Growing Food and Flowers in Your Greenhouse Or Sunspace

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Fulcrum Pub., 1992 - Greenhouse gardening - 531 pages
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Life changes on the way to happily ever after, doesn’t it? I mean, sometimes you don’t even see it coming until one day you wake up and say, “Wait—this is not where I was supposed to end up!” It doesn’t matter if you got divorced, got fat, got fired, got sick, or just got stuck—you can always call for a “redo.” See, you’re the author of your own book and it’s time for a dramatic plot twist, so let’s get working on that. This is not the end of your story; this is where you learn about second acts, second chances, and new beginnings . . . In this book, I’ll share with you what I’ve learned about calling for a second take in my own life. I’ll tell you how I’ve done it in a very public business and managed to come out the other side with my heart intact and my feet on the ground. I’m assuming you and I might actually have a lot in common—well, unless you’re one of those astonishingly lucky women who married the right guy (the first time), got the job you wanted making the money you wanted while brilliantly parenting the children you imagined, and living it all in your size-2 body, perfectly happy and serene. Now, if you do happen to be one of those women, please put down this book and go write one of your own! As for the rest of us, I’ve always thought we reach our highest “goddess quotient” when we share our paths, especially the detours, bumps, and potholes that help us find who we really are. . . . At the end of this book, I hope you’ll go for it! The new job, the new relationship, the new body—the new you—just put it out there and make it happen. Come on! You’ve got this! Welcome to your Take 2.

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great resource book

User Review  - seasideshopper -

I have a new greenhouse and have been looking for a comprehensive resource to help me plan how to garden. This book covers everything I needed to know to start and maintain plants that would otherwise not be productive in my climate zone. Nicely written and very easy to follow. Read full review

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Wow this is a perfect match to anyone new to Green housing. I was so lost when starting in the Green house not sure how to heat or take care of pests. This is a great book to have when you start the adventure of Greenhousing. Read before you have to correct mistakes. Read full review


The Greenhouse Environment
Interior Design
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About the author (1992)

Shane Smith is a founder and the director of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He has developed a "people-focused" solar greenhouse at the Gardens that employs seniors, at-risk youths, and disabled individuals, and also serves the larger community with lectures, tours, and plant sales. It has received national acclaim, including awards from former Presidents Reagan and Bush.

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