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“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.
Covered the subject very well, and I'm happy that I bought it.Published 1 month ago by Franc Stratton
Haven't used but it's a DIY book. It has to be informative in some way.Published 1 month ago by Phillip swan
Good idea and info overall but I wish there were more large size normal greenhouse drawings.Published 1 month ago by big rob
I bought this for a Christmas gift for my daughter since she lives in an apartment in NYC. She said it gave her some great ideas for a greenhouse on her roof/patio. She loved it!Published 3 months ago by Linda E.
This book has some great plans for building different types & sizes of houses. I am very excited to put this to use in the near future!Published 4 months ago by Stasia L ODonnell
I highly recommend this book for those beginning to learn or wanting to learn more about Greenhouses. This is very well written and organizedPublished 5 months ago by veteran
Helps you to choose the type of Greenhouse that you want to use for your growing needs. Discusses placement, light source, heating/cooling, and gives you building techniques. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book thoroughly goes over all kinds of design considerations about building a greenhouse. I like having lots of information and details, which you'll definitely get from the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Matthew D. Lindgren
If you have an interest in building your own greenhouse, or updating, adding features to an existing one, this is a great resource. Read morePublished 8 months ago by G.B.