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Ortho's All about Greenhouses - Ortho

Ortho's All about Greenhouses

By: Ortho, Lastortho, Ortho Books (Editor), Michael McKinley (Editor)

Paperback

Published: August 2001
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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.

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

ISBN: 9780897214636
ISBN-10: 0897214633
Series: Ortho's All about
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: August 2001
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 20.83  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.35