Gardeners and growers who want to expand their growing space and extend their growing seasons, city dwellers & balcony gardeners who have no yard space, fresh food enthusiasts who want clean ingredients at their fingertips, and specialty plant collectors who need to feed their plant addiction year-round.
You’ll learn the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs, and details about the most up-to-date tools and gear available. Also included are tips and techniques for helping ornamental plants (like orchids, succulents, bonsai, and more) and edible plants (arugula, cannabis, oregano, tomatoes, and more) thrive indoors. Whether you are a vegetable gardener who wants to extend the growing season, a balcony gardener short on outdoor space, or a specialty plant collector, Gardening Under Lights is a must-have.
Leslie F. Halleck is a certified professional horticulturist (ASHS), and admitted plant addict, who has spent her 25-year career hybridizing horticulture science with industry and home gardening consumer needs.
Halleck earned a B.S. in Biology/Botany from The University of North Texas and an M.S. in Horticulture from Michigan State University. The focus of her graduate research was greenhouse plant production using environmental controls such as lighting, temperature, photoperiod, and vernalization.
8 x 9 in. (230 x 205 mm.)
320 color photos, 9 illustrations
Timber Press (Jun 26, 2018)
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