Despite the clever design principles of a greenhouse, you might be surprised to learn that they have actually been around for quite a long time. From as early as 30 A.D., the greenhouse has been in... More > existence. Made of roughly pieced thin translucent sheets of mineral known as mica, the great Roman Emperor Tiberius was able to enjoy his cucumbers all year round. The art of building a greenhouse has evolved throughout the centuries. With styles ranging from the classic dome shape to the common gable roof design, all are unique and serve a different function. In earlier centuries, a greenhouse was considered to be a distinctive symbol of wealth for the Europeans.
This book covers several aspects of building a greenhouse such as:
- How does a greenhouse capture heat?
- Types of Greenhouses
- Tools and Materials for Your Greenhouse
- Tips for Your Greenhouse
and so much more!
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