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All About Greenhouses (01 Edition)

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Whether you want indoor space for orchids and blooming tropicals or a year-round site to grow vegetables and cut flowers, you'll discover a whole new world of gardening in a greenhouse with this book in hand. It provides plans and building tips, advice on kits and equipment, and proven growing techniques. It's the complete guide to creating and using your indoor paradise.

Synopsis:

Expert guidance on choosing, budgeting for, and building a greenhouse.<P>26 projects, 106 photographs, and 80 illustrations.

Table of Contents

CHOOSING THE RIGHT GREENHOUSE

How a Greenhouse Works

Finding the Sunniest Spot in Your Yard

Attached Greenhouses

Freestanding Greenhouses

Greenhouse Styles

Kit Greenhouses or Custom Plans

CONSTRUCTION BASICS

Greenhouse Foundations

Plumbing and Wiring

Framing and Flooring

Greenhouse Coverings

Heating and Insulation

Cooling

GREENHOUSE PLANS

Cold Frames and Hotbeds

Hoop Greenhouse

Classic A-Frame Greenhouse

Gothic-Arch Greenhouse

Modified A-Frame Greenhouse

Sun-Pit Greenhouse

Barn-Style Greenhouse

Slant-Sided Barn-Style Greenhouse

Attached Lean-To Greenhouse

Attached Angled-Wall Greenhouse

Attached Solar Greenhouse

Working with Kits

BENCHES AND EQUIPMENT

Building Benches

Potting Areas, Seed Starters, Mist Systems

Tools and Supplies

Watering Systems

Fertilizing Systems

MANAGING THE GREENHOUSE

Managing Temperature

Managing Light and Humidity

Good Cultural Practices

Solving Cultural Problems

Solving Pest Problems

Solving Disease Problems

Using Pesticides

Greenhouse Management Calendar

GROWING PROJECTS

Making More Plants

Growing Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

Plant Groups for Greenhouse Growing

Master Projects

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897214636
Editor:
Ortho Books
Editor:
Ortho Books
Manufactured:
Ortho Books
Editor:
Ortho Books
Editor:
McKinley, Michael
Author:
McKinley, Michael
Author:
Ortho
Author:
Lastortho
Author:
Ortho Books
Editor:
McKinley, Michael
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Subject:
Greenhouses
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Greenhouse gardening
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General
Subject:
Greenhouses -- Design and construction.
Subject:
GARDENING / Greenhouses
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Ortho's All about
Series Volume:
RG 260
Publication Date:
August 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.90x7.08x.30 in. .88 lbs.

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