The forest garden greenhouse : how to design and manage an indoor permaculture oasis / Jerome Osentowski ; with contributions from Michael Thompson and Peter Bane, Creighton Hofeditz, Natalie Rae Fuller, Callie Maron.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
x, 293 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The beginnings of the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute -- Expanding the possible with season extension -- A tour of the ark -- The history and mechanics of the climate battery -- Considerations for building your own greenhouse -- Everything starts with the soil -- Creating a forest in your greenhouse -- Water -- Greenhouse management -- Off-site case studies -- Conclusion: Fruits of our labor.
"Author Jerome Osentowski provides in-depth information on construction plans for greenhouses large and small, soil-building techniques, the secrets of successful companion planting, the use of microclimates within and around the greenhouse, and more. The Forest Garden Greenhouse also includes details on a revolutionary energy-cycling technology - the "Climate Battery" - that effectively utilizes passive and active solar heat storage to create tropical greenhouse conditions even in cold climates"--Back cover.