This antiquarian volume comprises a detailed guide to vegetable forcing, with information on greenhouse construction, general management, frame culture, and much more besides. Vegetable forcing is the production of vegetables in greenhouses, hotbeds, coldframes, or other structures. Complete with simple instructions and a wealth of information conducive to successful vegetable forcing, this text will be of considerable value to those with an interest in this method of cultivation. Simple and concise, it is also perfect for those with little previous experience. The chapters of this book include: 'Plant Protectors', 'Frame Culture', 'Greenhouse Construction', 'The Size', 'Forms of Greenhouses', 'Walls', 'Roof Construction', 'Glass', 'Glazing and Painting', 'Steam Versus Hotwater Heating', 'Radiation', 'The Work Room', 'Greenhouse Management', 'Manures and Fertilizers', etcetera. We are proud to republish this book, now complete with a new introduction on farming.
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|Size: ||805 KB|
|Publisher: ||Cullen Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473354418 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|