Greenhouse Gardeners Companion: Growing Food & Flowers in Your Greenhouse or Sunspace Shane Smith

ISBN: 9781555911065

Published: January 18th 1993

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544 pages


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Greenhouse Gardeners Companion: Growing Food & Flowers in Your Greenhouse or Sunspace  by  Shane Smith

Greenhouse Gardeners Companion: Growing Food & Flowers in Your Greenhouse or Sunspace by Shane Smith
January 18th 1993 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 544 pages | ISBN: 9781555911065 | 8.65 Mb

Through lively writing that balances wit with commonsense advice, Smith draws on his more than 20 years experience to cover everything you need to know to establish a charming and productive greenhouse. This revised edition includes more detailedMoreThrough lively writing that balances wit with commonsense advice, Smith draws on his more than 20 years experience to cover everything you need to know to establish a charming and productive greenhouse.

This revised edition includes more detailed information on greenhouse construction, heating options, and interior design. An expanded section on pest and disease control features updated information on integrated pest management (IPM) for those who prefer to control bad bugs with good bugs rather than with toxic pesticides. Smith introduces you to the latest greenhouse gadgets, from glazing materials, to fans and vents, to misters and watering devices. A new section on orchids introduces the basic orchid families and provides practical advice for growing the species successfully.

This edition includes more than 250 new and exquisite illustrations, plus copious instructive photos and charts, detailed appendixes listing garden associations- suppliers (with website addresses)- climate information- helpful references, and more.Shane Smith is a founder and the director of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

There, he has developed a people-focused solar greenhouse that employs seniors, at-risk youths, and disabled individuals and that serves the larger community with lectures, tours, and plant sales. Amidst work on a TV pilot for a garden series, numerous lecture tours, a weekly garden radio program, and writing, Smith still finds time to operate and enjoy his greenhouses at work and at home.



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