The Greenhouse Gardener's Manual (Paperback)
Timber Press, 9781604694147, 256pp.
Publication Date: July 29, 2014
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.
About the Author
In addition to designing boats, Roger Marshall regularly lectures and gives talks on gardening and greenhouse growing. He writes a monthly blog post for Hartley Greenhouse, and is the former editor of Home Greenhouse. He is also a member of the Garden Writers Association, The American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Society of Authors (UK).
Praise For The Greenhouse Gardener's Manual…
“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