Greenhouses

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Ortho Books, 1991 - Greenhouse gardening - 112 pages
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A home greenhouse is an enchanted place where you can shut the door on a winter storm and quietly putter amid lush greenery, earthy aromas, and a peaceful hush. This book will teach you how to select a site, choose a style, and identify glazing materials suitable for your climate and growing conditions. Included are detailed plans and construction guidelines for five basic greenhouse designs. Or design your own, following the book's step-by-step instructions.

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Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
14
Section 3
31
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Susan S. Lang, a senior science writer at Cornell University, is the author of eleven books and writes for national magazines, including McCALL'S, WOMAN'S DAY, LADIES HOME JOURNAL, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, VOGUE, and AMERICAN HEALTH. She resides in New York.

Larry Hodgson is a well-known garden writer, lecturer, and media personality. He is a regular contributor to gardening magazines such as "Horticulture," "Harrowsmith," and "Canadian Gardening," has authored several successful books, including "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada," "Houseplants for Dummies," and the best-selling "Perennials for Every Purpose," and co-authored others, such as "All about Perennials,"
Larry's a favorite on the lecture circuit for gardening groups in the United States and Canada and he can be seen on French-language television, both as a host and as a guest. He is a former editor-in-chief of "HousePlant Magazine" and a radio garden commentator for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He is also a gardening columnist for several Internet sites, including Icangarden.com. He leads garden tours all over the world, visiting public and private gardens on various continents.
Larry lives with his wife and children in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, just outside of Quebec City. He studied at the University of Toronto and Laval University, where he earned a degree in modern languages. Always involved in every aspect of gardening, Larry volunteers for various gardening organizations and is presently national director for Region VII of the Garden Writers Association of America. In addition, he finds enough spare time to appear in community theater productions for the Quebec Art Company.

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