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Mobile greenhouses
Metal
Wood
Frames
PAINTING AND PRESERVING WOOD
Tubular steel frame Doors Guttering
Glazing
Plastics
Sunlight and the greenhouse
Light
Choosing a site
Measuring shade areas with a sighting angle
Shelter
Foundation and erection
Water supply
Electricity
Ventilator mechanisms
Ventilator fans
Fans
Methods of shading
Methods of shading Automatic shading Improvised shading
Installing electricity
Power points
Lighting
Other electric equipment
CALCULATING HEAT LOSS
Solid fuel piped hot water systems
Oil-fired piped hot water systems
Gas-fired piped hot water systems
Linking greenhouse and domestic systems
Natural gas heating
Kerosene heaters
Electric heating systems
Siting a boiler
Soil heating cables
HEATING COSTS
Thermostats
Conserving heat in the greenhouse
Warm-air duct heating
SOLAR HEATING
Heat storage
Water panels and heat storage
Watering systems
Automatic watering: Capillary benches
Automatic watering: Pipe systems these
WATERING CANS
Capillary bench Capillary matting
The capillary bench watering system
Watering containers
Watering beds
Types of bench and staging
Types of staging
Shelves Displaying plants
Displaying orchids
Shelves
Hanging baskets
Permanent supports
WIRING A WALL
Mist units
Siting a propagator
Heated propagators
Soil heating Thermostat Roof shape
The daily routine
PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL
Control methods
Biological control
Introduction
SEEDLINGS
BULBOUS PLANTS
Plant wilting Bacterial wilt (Xanthomonas begoniae)
Begonia tuber rot and cyclamen corm rot
GENERAL PLANTS
SOOTY MOLD
Leaves blotched Chrysanthemum eelworm and fern eelworm
Peach-potato aphid and mottled arum aphid
Greenhouse leafhoppers (Zygina pallidifrons)
Pests in or on the soil Vine weevil grubs (Otiorhynchus sulcatus)
DISEASES OF MATURE CROPS
Leaves moldy Tomato leaf mold (Cladosporium lulvum)
HORMONE WEEDKILLER DAMAGE
VINES
PEACHES
Types of fertilizer
Applying fertilizer
Using fertilizer
Beds
Mixes
Making loam
STERILIZATION
PREPARING SOILLESS MIXES
SOIL NUTRIENTS
Open beds
Raised bed Bench bed Ring culture
Restricted growing systems
HYDROPONICS
Nutrient film technique
Other hydroponics systems
Hydroponics systems
Canes Strings Netting Tall crops Grape vines Lean-to walls
Wire or string netting
Potting bench Soil blocking
Disposable pots
Seed flats
Other equipment
Potting procedure
Potting
Potting on
PEAT PELLETS
Re-potting
Top-dressing
MAINTENANCE OF CONTAINERS
Growing from seed
Pricking off
Hardening off
GERMINATION
Stem cuttings
Selecting and taking cuttings
TYPES OF CUTTINGS
Stem sections
Evergreen cuttings
Conifers
Foliar embryos
Propagation conditions
Taking leaf-petiole cuttings
Taking leaf square cuttings
Monocot leaves
Grafting
MIDRIB CUTTINGS
Air layering
Division
The year in a cold greenhouse
Using a cold greenhouse
Conditions and choice of plants
Plants for the cold greenhouse
Flowering plants from seed
July
October
November
December
Choosing a greenhouse
CULTIVATION
Melons
Raising tomato plants
Planting
Watering and feeding
WITLOOF CHICORY
Management
Growing plants
Seed sowing
Germination
Pricking out
Propagation
Overwintering
PEAT BLOCKS PLANTING OUT
Early strawberries
Okra
Foliage plants
January
February
March
May
Flowering plants
Shrubs and climbers
September
Heating
Ventilation
Watering
Growing early carrots in a heated frame
Light and shading
Early crops in a heated frame
Crops in a cold frame
Cuttings
Overwintering and storage
The plunge bed
OVERWINTERING
Year-round uses for cloches
Soil preparation
STORING CLOCHES
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