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Available February 2015
Greenhouse Vegetable Gardening: Expert Advice on How to Grow Vegetables, Herbs, and Other Plantsby Inger Palmstierna
Synopses & Reviews
and#147;A garden should be easy and fun to care forandmdash;donand#8217;t complicate things unnecessarily.and#8221; This is the slogan of author Inger Palmstierna. In Greenhouse Vegetable Gardening, she helps readers find the joy of cultivating in their very own greenhouses. Palmstierna is a gardening authority with vast knowledge on everything that grows. With infectious enthusiasm, this garden writer and horticulturist explains how to cultivate a successful garden or orchard.
The greenhouse is the place where green thumbs are realized and your imagination can run wild. Palmstierna believes: and#147;The greenhouse provides opportunities, but does not demand.and#8221; Greenhouse Vegetable Gardening is an accessible book with many beautiful pictures and practical instructions. The topics covered include:
and#149; Building and decorating your own greenhouse
and#149; Training seedlings and early plant development
and#149; How to sow, grow, and winter plants
and#149; How to harvest vegetables and herbs
and#149; How to cultivate summer flowers for planting
and#149; And more!
In addition to providing a garden year-round, the greenhouse can also be a beautiful addition to your yard and can be customized to match your tastes. Youand#8217;ll learn the basics on what to consider when buying, laying the foundations for, and decorating your greenhouseandmdash;as well as how to plan and use one. Soon after youand#8217;ll be ready to explore the many types of vegetables and flowering plants that thrive in greenhouses.
So get ready to enjoy fresh vegetables and flowers year-round!
About the Author
Inger Palmstierna, apart from being an established and experienced garden writer, is also a journalist, translator, lecturer, and photographer. Palmstierna has worked in gardens since she was twelve years old and is a trained horticulturalist at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. She has run her own business, Aliske Cultivation, since 1988. Palmstierna enjoys engaging in her own small experiments and test farms. She also travels to experimental gardens, demonstration fields, fairs, and nurseries in Holland, Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Sweden to view new plant creations. Palmstierna resides in Ven, Sweden.
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