The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual


The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Timber Press Pages: 320 Illustrations and other contents: 278 colour photos & 29 illustrations Language: English ISBN: 9781604694147 Categories: ,

Make the most of your greenhouse space! This comprehensive guide offers a fresh look at how gardeners can make best use of their greenhouses. It shows the reader how to grow ornamentals, edibles and fruit as well as how to propagate plants and even try basic hydroponics. The book includes chapters on the greenhouse environment, maintenance and how to control pests. Roger Marshall also looks at ways that homeowners can actually make a profit from their greenhouses.

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"This comprehensive manual boasts illustrations and full-color photos throughout. . . . An excellent resource on the subject." --Booklist "This invaluable tool will serve as an inspiring blueprint for gardeners ready to embark on the adventure of gardening for even more months in the year." --Publishers Weekly "Provides the nuts and bolts of designing and maintaining greenhouses for these purposes without overwhelming readers with technical minutiae." --The American Gardener "Anyone purchasing a greenhouse should read this book first. Even experienced greenhouse owners will learn valuable ideas to improve their greenhouse growing." --Home Greenhouse Magazine "Marshall's 250-page how-to manual includes directions for 70 vegetables and 88 ornamentals, along with maintenance advice and propagation tips. With glossy color photos on every page, from artichokes to aloe, the book also has a handy chart that tells gardeners the optimum container size, bed area, temperature, germination length and planting date." --The Jamestown Press

Author Biography

Roger Marshall built his own home as well as several gardens from rough, overgrown land and two large greenhouses, one heated and one unheated. He now grows fruit trees, flowering plants, vegetables, and flowers all year round in them. He is the editor of Home Greenhouse magazine and the author of fifteen other books.