Best Greenhouses Books
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1. The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, Book 1)
Author: by Carolyn Keene
Read the original Nancy Drew mystery! The Secret of the Old Clock is the mystery that began it all for America’s favorite teenaged slueth. The accidental rescue of a little girl who lives with her two great-aunts leads to an adventurous search for a missing will.
2. The New Organic Grower, 3rd Edition: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener, 30th Anniversary Edition
Author: by Eliot Coleman
Chelsea Green Publishing
Updated for its 30th anniversary edition; [This book] remains as relevant as ever. New York Times Book Review Since its original publication in 1989, The New Organic Grower has been one of the most important farming books available, with pioneer Eliot Coleman leading the charge in the organic movement in the United States.
Now fully illustrated and updated, this 30th Anniversary Edition is a must-have for any agricultural library. Eliot Coleman’s books and innovative methods have helped innumerable organic farmers build successful farms in deep accordance with nature. The wisdom in this seminal book holds true even as the modern agricultural canon has grownin large part due to Coleman’s influence as a wise elder with decades of experience.
New information has been included in this edition to showcase the new tools and techniques that Eliot has been developing over the last thirty-five years. Inspired by the European intensive growers, The New Organic Grower, 30th Anniversary Edition, offers a very approachable and productive form of farming that has proven to work well for the earth and its stewards for centuries.
3. The Greenhouse Gardener's Manual
Author: by Roger Marshall
Anyone purchasing a greenhouse should read this book first. Home Greenhouse Magazine Do you want homegrown tomatoes in the dead of winter? Or to grow succulents and cacti in the coldest parts of the world? All you need is a greenhouse.
In The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual, Roger Marshall shares the secrets of successfully growing vegetables, fruits, flowers, and houseplants in a well-maintained greenhouse. You’ll learn how to choose the right design, create a healthy environment, use the space for propagation, and maintain the greenhouse year-round.
Marshall also includes a plant directory of the 70 best fruits and vegetables and the 88 best ornamental plants for growing in a greenhouse.
4. The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse
Author: by Lindsey Schiller
Build your own passive solar greenhouse for year-round food production in any climate Fresh, local nutrient-dense fruits vegetables are hard to find in winter in cold climates. Growing warm-weather crops like tomatoes, bananas, avocados, and other perennials is nearly impossible using conventional structures.
The solution for millions of backyard and small-scale commercial growers is self-heating solar greenhouses. The Year-round Solar Greenhouse is the one-stop guide to designing and building greenhouses that harness and store energy from the sun to create naturally heated, lush growing environments even in the depths of winter, covering principles of solar greenhouse design and siting, glazing material properties and selection, controlling heat loss, ventilation, and construction methods.
Additionally, an in-depth section covers sustainable ways of heating the greenhouse without fossil fuels, including using thermal mass and storing heat underground with a ground to air heat exchanger. Variations include attached solar greenhouses, earth sheltered greenhouses, plus integrating hydroponics and aquaponics.
5. Greenhouse Gardener's Companion, Revised and Expanded Edition: Growing Food & Flowers in Your Greenhouse or Sunspace
Author: by Shane Smith
The most comprehensive book on greenhouse gardening available today. Today, greenhouses and sunrooms are real living spaces where gardeners spend as much time with a book and a cup of coffee as they do with a watering can and a pair of pruning shears.
In this fully revised edition of a best-selling classic, veteran gardener Shane Smith embraces this new “lifestyle” approach to greenhouse gardening. 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.
6. Black Thumb Greenhouse: How to Take Your Self-Sufficient Homestead from Dream to Reality – An Introduction to Greenhouse Gardening Even Cactus-Killers Can Complete
Author: by J.D. Isaly
June 15, 2021
Take control of your own greenhouse and learn the tricks of the trade from an expert gardener. Do you have a large space in your backyard, not sure of what to do with it? Does owning a greenhouse seem like something only seen in movies that you might never get?
Do you find it difficult to keep track of which plants, fruits, or veggies can survive in a greenhouse? When you start your own greenhouse, and it’s about time you do, you’ll notice just how easy, realistic, and self-sufficient it really is!
All you need is that one person who will motivate you to take the initiative. That’s what Black Thumb Greenhouse can do for you! It is your book-sized mentor to make your gardening dreams come true. By gaining the skills to create and design a fully-functioning greenhouse, you can grow a wide variety of veggies to add some incredible flavors to your cooking, or even some fruits to fill your daily diet with nature’s candy.
You have the freedom to organize and specialize your greenhouse depending on who you are. That’s the beauty of this hobby – it speaks to your personality and plays to your desires. Your beautiful greenhouse can be ready in just a few steps, and following the guidance of an expert gardener can ensure optimal growth and a memorable gardening experience.
7. The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses
Author: by Eliot Coleman
Chelsea Green Publishing
“Brimming with ingenuity, hope, and eminently practical advice, The Winter Harvest Handbook is an indispensable contribution.”Michael Pollan “Useful, practical, sensible, and enlightening information for the home gardener.”Martha Stewart With The Winter Harvest Handbook, everyone can have access to organic farming pioneer Elliot Coleman’s hard-won experience.
Gardeners and farmers can use the innovative, highly successful methods Coleman describes in this comprehensive handbook to raise crops throughout the coldest of winters. Building on the techniques that hundreds of thousands of farmers and gardeners adopted from Coleman’s The New Organic Grower and Four-Season Harvest, this book focuses on growing produce of unparalleled freshness and quality in customized unheated or, in some cases, minimally heated, movable plastic greenhouses.
Inside, you’ll find Coleman’s clear, concise, and meticulous details [including many accompanying illustrations] on: Greenhouse construction and maintenance Planting schedules Crop management Harvesting practices Marketing methods Coleman’s painstaking research and experimentation with more than 30 different crops will be valuable to small farmers, homesteaders, and experienced home gardeners who seek to expand their production seasons.
8. How To Build Your Own Tiny House
Author: by Roger Marshall
Tiny homes are all the rage these days, especially among young people new to the housing market, for people wanting a small dwelling as a second home or as a studio, and among singles and empty nesters. As millions are experiencing the “magic” of tidying up and reducing the number of their possessions, many are also seeing the value of living with less space, while environmentalists are also valuing a smaller carbon footprint.
How to Build Your Own Tiny House is a comprehensive guide to the actual construction process, building codes, and regulations, not another pretty picture book about tiny houses. Offers anyone with basic carpentry skills step-by-step instructions to successfully build a tiny house (250 to 1,000 square feet.
The book covers everything from forming a bill of materials to the basics of frame construction; it details wiring and plumbing a tiny home, outlines construction codes for small buildings and gives pointers as to where local regulations may apply, and also includes a section on building appropriately sized furniture for a tiny home.
9. Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Sheds, 3rd Edition: Design & Build a Shed: – Complete Plans – Step-by-Step How-To (Black & Decker Complete Guide)
Author: by Editors of Cool Springs Press
Cool Springs Press
Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Sheds has the perfect plan for anyone who is building his or her own tool shed, habitable shed, and many more. The most popular plans from previous editions are preserved, from small garage-style sheds with overhead doors, to kit sheds, to contemporary utility sheds with a dramatic flair.
This new edition delves into new styles that are drawing strong interest today, including tiny sheds, miniature tool sheds, and even small habitable sheds that are designed to function mostly as a quiet retreat for practicing a particular hobby or activity.
As with all of the hardworking, practical sheds from earlier editions, the new varieties include full-color step by step photos, complete building plan drawings with cutting lists, and clear how-to instructions. Shed-building, like any other building process, starts with good techniques.
That’s why the general skills section has been updated and improved. With this complete guide, you can build just about any shed you dream of. Plus, you’ll find information on new tools and products that will make your project go faster and more smoothly.
10. The Chinese Greenhouse: Design and Build a Low-Cost, Passive Solar Greenhouse (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)
Author: by Dan Chiras
Grow vegetables year-round in a greenhouse powered only by solar energy Originally developed in China to feed millions, Chinese greenhouses are earth-sheltered, solar-heated, east-west oriented, intelligently glazed, and well-insulated. They have proven highly effective in growing warm-weather vegetables and fruits like green peppers and tomatoes in cold climates through fall, winter, and early spring using passive solar energy as the sole heat source.
The Chinese Greenhouse is a full-color comprehensive guide to these passive solar greenhouses for self-sufficiency and growing year-round in soil or aquaponic grow beds with no additional heat. Coverage includes: How to design, build, and operate a Chinese greenhouse How to improve performance via short-term and long-term heat banking How to provide additional heat to make your greenhouse operate even more effectively How to cool the greenhouse during the summer.
Become a more self-sufficient gardener, growing and harvesting a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables year-round, with your own Chinese greenhouse.
11. Microgreens: The Insiders Secrets To Growing Gourmet Greens & Building A Wildly Successful Microgreen Business
Author: by Clive Woods
What the world’s best Microgreen growers know, that you don’tDeep down, do you feel that you aren’t getting enough nutrients in your diet? Maybe you’re over 40 years old and starting to get concerned about your health? Fortunately, Microgreens are like fully-grown vegetables, but on steroids!
Studies have shown they can contain up to 40x more nutrients compared to their fully-grown counterparts. They’re also extremely fun and rewarding to grow, growing them can be an entire hobby in itself. Have no idea where to even begin?
Or maybe you’ve tried growing them already, but struggle to cultivate strong, prosperous plants which germinate properly, and grow without getting completely covered in mold?Sound familiar? It probably does, when it comes to microgreen growing, there are so many common issues you’ll inevitably face especially as an amateur grower.
Microgreens have the potential to be the next world health craze, and you can take advantage while they’re still relatively unknown no matter where in the world you live. Not only that, you’ll be able to cash in on the craze, using the business start-up advice and top tips from Donny Greens, the founder of an $8,000 per month Microgreen business in New York.
12. Black & Decker The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses, Updated 2nd Edition: Build Your Own Greenhouses, Hoophouses, Cold Frames & Greenhouse Accessories (Black & Decker Complete Guide)
Author: by Editors of Cool Springs Press
Cool Springs Press
BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses contains building plans, information, and tips to help you build and run your own greenhouse from the ground up. Laser-focused on building greenhouses for the home gardener, it’s the most complete title on DIY greenhouses you’ll find anywhere.
Featuring full-color step-by-step photos and comprehensive how-to instructions, the book features full plans for structures that are designed to extend the gardening season. From ornate, Victorian style greenhouses to basic cold frames, you’re sure to find a project that meets your needs and fits your space.
In this new edition, you’ll find several new plans to expand the range of options, including a geodesic-dome greenhouse, a custom greenhouse with a fieldstone foundation, more kit greenhouses, and even a super-efficient greenhouse built completely from upcycled building materials- the greenest greenhouse you’ll find!
BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses gives an updated look at new materials and products, along with tips for siting and orienting, helps you make good design choices. Complete sections on heaters, ventilation and watering systems show you how to set up and operate your greenhouse for maximum benefit.
13. The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook: Organic Vegetable Production Using Protected Culture
Author: by Andrew Mefferd
Chelsea Green Publishing
Gardening is a rewarding hobby. And one that can produce you substantially more crop if done correctly. Using innovative gardening methods such as hydroponics or greenhouse gardening can help your plants mature 25% faster while delivering a 30% increase in yield. If you want to taste the pleasure of your homegrown food and see tremendous results this Book Bundle on Greenhouse Gardening and Hydroponics is for you!
With hydroponics:You don’t need a yard or garden area. Plants grow faster and produce more harvest compared to plants grown in soil. Grow out of season crops, all year round. Greenhouse gardening gives you the opportunity toExtend your growing season.
Grow plants that normally don’t survive in your region. Jump-start a new growing period. Whatever goal you have this guide get you covered. This bundle contains the first three books* from the bestselling Urban Homesteading Series:#1 Hydroponics: How to Pick the Best Hydroponic System and Crops for Homegrown Food Year-RoundWith this book, you will learn the basics of hydroponics and find the hydroponic system that best suits your needs.
15. The Aquaponic Farmer: A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System
Author: by Adrian Southern
Profitable cold-water fish and vegetable production. Join the aquaponic farming revolution! Built around a proven 120′ greenhouse system operable by one person, The Aquaponic Farmer is the game changer that distills vast experience and complete step-by-step guidance for starting and running a cold-water aquaponic farming businessraising fish and vegetables together commercially.
Coverage includes: A primer on cold-water aquaponics Pros and cons of different systems Complete design and construction of a Deep Water Culture system Recommended and optional equipment and tools System management, standard operating procedures, and maintenance checklists Maximizing fish and veg production Strategies for successful sales and marketing of fish and plants.
As the only comprehensive commercial cold-water resource, The Aquaponic Farmer is essential for farmers contemplating the aquaponics market, aquaponic gardeners looking to go commercial, and anyone focused on high quality food production. Aquaponic farming is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system.
16. Ball RedBook: Crop Culture and Production (2)
Author: by Allison Westbrook
This essential resource for professional plant growers includes techniques and advice intended for real-world greenhouse and nursery production. Information is offered on the basics of crop culturemedia, nutrition, irrigation, water quality, light, temperature, crop scheduling, growth regulators, pest management, and more.
In the Crops section, which is organized by botanical name, you will find details about propagation, growing on, insect and disease control, troubleshooting, and postharvest care. The plants represented in this compendium include annuals, perennials, flowering potted plants, herbs, vegetable bedding plants, and a new and detailed section on cannabis/hemp.