Greenhouse gardening

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Ward Lock, May 26, 1970 - Gardening - 160 pages
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Contents

Introduction
5
General factors
7
The importance of greenhouse design
14
Types of greenhouses
21
Site selection and erection procedures
29
Greenhouse maintenance
35
Heating systems for greenhouses
37
Ventilation and shading
51
Soil sterilisation
73
Cold and heated frames
77
Composts and growing mediums
78
Propagation
84
Raising summer bedding plants
96
Perpetual flowering carnations
100
Chrysanthemums
102
Bulb forcing
108

Accurate environmental control
53
Essential equipment
56
Illumination
61
The basic rules of greenhouse gardening
64
12c e Nutritional aspects of greenhouse culture
67
Soil analysis
70
Pot plant cultivation
111
Tomatoes
123
Other greenhouse crops
137
Greenhouse troubles
148
Index
158
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