The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual
Imagine biting into a fresh, juicy tomato straight from the vine in the middle of winter or growing a collection of succulents and cacti in the coldest parts of the world. In The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual, Roger Marshall providesevery tool and technique you need to successfully grow edibles and ornamentals in a well-maintained greenhouse. Marshall offers insight to choose the right greenhouse, create a healthy environment, start seeds and propagate, and maintain your greenhouse.
A greenhouse can bring you spectacular rewards—if you know how to maximize its potential. In this easy-to-use guide, Roger Marshall covers all the basics—how to choose, heat, irrigate, and maintain your greenhouse—as well how to grow scores of popular plants, including vegetables, herbs, and fruit; ornamentals for flowers and foliage; and collectors’ plants such as orchids, bromeliads, cacti, and succulents. You’ll also learn propagation techniques, the basics of hydroponics and aquaponics, and the most effective ways of controlling pests and diseases. Don’t let that precious space go to waste—find out how your greenhouse can become a gardener’s best friend.
Roger Marshall is the editor of Home Greenhouse magazine, the magazine of the Hobby Greenhouse Association, and a member of the Garden Writers Association, the Ocean State Orchid Association, and the Rhode Island Dahlia Society. He is also the author of How to Build Your Own Greenhouse.
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