Greenhouse Gardening

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BBC, 2010 - Gardening - 128 pages
The greenhouse is one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. It is a place to propagate seedlings, nurture young plants, experiment with exotic planting and hide from the rain. This book provides all the information and advice you will need to set up a greenhouse and get your planting going, and all under the watchful eye of the nation's favourite gardener.Includes-* guidance on selecting, installing and maintaining a greenhouse* recommended vegetables, fruit, herbs and ornamental plants for growing under cover* practical advice on general care, harvesting, storage, propagation and pest control* seasonal management guide* step-by-step illustrations showing essential techniquesAlan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to get the most from your greenhouse.

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Originally trained at Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Alan Titchmarsh is the author of over 40 books about gardening, including How to be a Gardener Book 1- Back to Basics, the fastest-selling of all time in the genre, and the bestselling The Kitchen Gardener- How to Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg. He writes for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, and is gardening correspondent for the Daily Expressand Sunday Express. He has presented Gardeners' World, the annual coverage of The Chelsea Flower Show and Nature of Britain, and has his own daily chatshow and presents his own show on Radio 2.

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