“Roger Marshall’s book…shows gardening enthusiasts how to grow colorful flowers, tropical fruits and abundant vegetables year-round, no matter what the weather is.”
Los Angeles Daily News, January 27, 2007
“Marshall leads readers through myriad options and provides well-organized details on the whys and wherefores of each, along with how you (or a contractor) can design and build the greenhouse to suit your gardening needs.”
Arkansas Democrat, March 3, 2007
“The book’s strengths are its many and varied schematics and highly detailed, step-by-step instructions for building growing structures, from cold frames for just a few vegetables to a large free-standing greenhouse that can double as an entertainment area…There’s even a four-page check-list of what to plan for, materials to buy, and approximate costs.”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 25, 2007
“If you are interested in building a greenhouse, here is the definitive do-it-yourself guide. This is the only guide needed to plan, situate and build your dream greenhouse.”
Lexington Herald-Leader, June 30, 2007
“If you’ve ever contemplated adding a greenhouse to your property but didn’t know where to start, How to Build Your Own Greenhouse by Roger Marshall will point you in the right direction.”
The American Gardener, Sept.-Oct. 2007
“The author gives gardeners the inspiration to take their hobby indoors for the winter months, and then he gives them the means to do so, with step-by-step instructions….Nothing seems insurmountable under the guidance of master gardener Marshall.”Berkshire Eagle
Indulge your passion for gardening! Imagine extended growing seasons, homegrown tropical fruits, abundant vegetables ready to pick year-round, exotic orchids, and colorful flowers galore. They're all possible with this comprehensive guide to turning the dream of year-round gardening into a reality.
From the simplest cold frame to the most elaborate freestanding tropical paradise, there is a greenhouse plan in this collection to suit every gardener's needs. Roger Marshall guides you through all the style options, the practical considerations of choosing materials and a site, and every step of the building process, from foundation to glazing.
Whether your interest is in rare orchids or in healthful, organic vegetables for your family, a greenhouse provides the environment to protect and nurture the plants you love. And when it's cold and gray outside, the greenhouse is a welcoming and warm place to feed your gardening hobby.
it is a great resource but it reads more like a what is a greenhouse. there is a good bit of types of greenhouses and history but I will use this as a reference to build my own. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Mark Caruso
My goal is a greenhouse that is attached to my house. This book gave me clear concepts (pictures and drawings) that I could show everyone (architect, contractor, space planner)... Read morePublished 3 months ago by John H.
Easy to follow instructions! Just what I wanted to get started on a greenhouse in the backyard.Published 5 months ago by MP545
Covered the subject very well, and I'm happy that I bought it.Published 7 months ago by Franc Stratton
Haven't used but it's a DIY book. It has to be informative in some way.Published 7 months ago by Phillip swan