THE CHINESE GREENHOUSE
Author: Dan Chiras
The Chinese Greenhouse was written for individuals who like to grow year-round in greenhouses, even in cold climates, and don’t want to pay a fortune for heating and cooling. It features one highly successful design, the Chinese greenhouse. It is designed to grow warm-weather vegetables year-round without supplemental heat.
This book explains what’s wrong with conventional greenhouses, ways to design and build an earth-sheltered Chinese greenhouse, and many other important topics like short-term and long-term heat banking. It also discusses ways to keep a greenhouse cooler in the summer. Plus, it’s chock full of photos and helpful illustrations to help you from beginning to end.