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The Greenhouse Gardener S Manual

Author : Roger Marshall
ISBN : 9781604694147
Genre : Gardening
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Imagine biting into a fresh, juicy tomato straight from the vine in the middle of winter or growing a collection of succulents and cacti 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.
Category: Gardening

The Greenhouse And Hoophouse Grower S Handbook

Author : Andrew Mefferd
ISBN : 9781603586375
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Best practices for the eight most profitable crops Today only a few dozen large-scale producers dominate the greenhouse produce market. Why? Because they know and employ best practices for the most profitable crops: tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, peppers, leafy greens, lettuce, herbs, and microgreens. The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook levels the playing field by revealing these practices so that all growers--large and small--can maximize the potential of their protected growing space. Whether growing in a heated greenhouse or unheated hoophouse, this book offers a decision-making framework for how to best manage crops that goes beyond a list of simple do's and don'ts. As senior trial technician for greenhouse crops at Johnny's Selected Seeds, author Andrew Mefferd spent seven years consulting for growers using protected agriculture in a wide variety of climates, soils, and conditions. The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook brings his experience and expertise to bear in an in-depth guide that will help readers make their investment in greenhouse space worthwhile. Every year, more growers are turning to protected culture to deal with unpredictable weather and to meet out-of-season demand for local food, but many end up spinning their wheels, wasting time and money on unprofitable crops grown in ways that don't make the most of their precious greenhouse space. With comprehensive chapters on temperature control and crop steering, pruning and trellising, grafting, and more, Mefferd's book is full of techniques and strategies that can help farms stay profitable, satisfy customers, and become an integral part of re-localizing our food system. From seed to sale, The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook is the indispensable resource for protected growing.

The Orchid Grower S Manual

Author : Benjamin Samuel Williams
ISBN : OXFORD:591056391
Genre : Orchid culture
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Category: Orchid culture

The Organic Gardeners Handbook

Author : Frank Tozer
ISBN : WISC:89099019234
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 77.37 MB
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The Organic Gardeners Handbook tells you everything you need to know to create a highly productive vegetable garden. Combining European tradition with American creativity, it covers the art and science of organic gardening with a depth that is rarely seen in contemporary books. There are chapters on every aspect of organic vegetable gardening, soil dynamics, soil management, cultivation, composting, crop planning, raising seedlings, watering, harvesting, seed saving, greenhouses, and much more. Whether you are a complete novice and need your hand held through every step, or a veteran gardener with a permanent layer of soil under your fingernails, you will find this book both helpful and informative. A book that will soon be covered in dirty fingerprints, The Organic Gardeners Handbook is a companion to The Vegetable Growers Handbook.
Category: Gardening

Greenhouse Gardener S Companion

Author : Shane Smith
ISBN : 1555914500
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 45.47 MB
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The director of Cheyenne Botanic Gardens and author of The Bountiful Solar Greenhouse has produced a practical, comprehensive guide to making the most of any greenhouse or garden room. Addressing almost every aspect except the actual construction, Smith covers the greenhouse environment (light, humidity, temperature), interior design (plant placement, fans, drainage), individual plants and their propagation, pollination, growth, and scheduling for flower or fruit production. There are chapters on problems, diseases, and insects, and lists of associations, mail-order suppliers, and sun averages during the year across the country. As a Wyoming gardener, he puts a good deal of emphasis on using the greenhouse in summer as well as in winter, but this is a useful, practical guide for readers in most of the continental United States.
Category: Gardening

The American Horticultural Society Gardening Manual

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ISBN : UCSC:32106016561265
Genre : Gardening
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A guide to planning, creating, and caring for a garden offers practical information on everything from designing a landscape to dealing with pests and weeds.
Category: Gardening

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015033554935
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature