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The Complete Book of the Greenhouse By Ian G. Walls

The Complete Book of the Greenhouse by Ian G. Walls

Condition - Very Good
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Covering all aspects of greenhouse management, this book provides guidance on the cultivation and care of greenhouse plants. It includes a guide to identification and control of pests, diseases and disorders, and is intended for keen amateur gardeners, horticultural students and nurserymen.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 On the design and running of greenhouses: the historical perspective; site selection and preparation; greenhouse selection; design, materials, construction; types of greenhouse; buying and erecting greenhouses; heating greenhouses; environmental control; additional equipment; lighting greenhouses; how plants live; greenhouse plant nutrition; soil and compost analysis; sterilization of soil; greenhouse growing composts; propagation by seed; vegetative propagation. Part 2 On the growing of plants in greenhouses: tomatoes under glass; cucumbers, melons and peppers; other vegetables under glass; greenhouse fruits; summer bedding plant production; pot plants and shrubs; roses and crysanthemums; greenhouse bulbs; cacti; ferns; orchids; the alpine house; pests and disorders.

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The Complete Book of the Greenhouse by Ian G. Walls
Used - Very Good
Octopus Publishing Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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