Mushroom Growing for Beginners - With Chapters on Composting, Spawning, Picking and Pest Control - Various Authors

Mushroom Growing for Beginners - With Chapters on Composting, Spawning, Picking and Pest Control

By Various Authors

  • Release Date: 2012-11-08
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Size: 4.97 MB

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Description

This classic text provides a comprehensive and practical guide to growing mushrooms, and is suitable for the home and amateur growers. Illustrated with detailed diagrams, it introduces the reader to a broad range of topics and contains helpful advice that remains of relevant use today. Contents include: Mushrooms; About Mushrooms; First Principles; Buildings; Mushroom Growing on a Small Scale; Mushrooms for the Amateur Gardener; Natural or Hit-and-Miss Methods of Growing Mushrooms; Manure and Composting; Preparation of the Beds - Filling, Spawning and Casing; Mushroom Beds; Care of the Boxes and Beds; Casing; Spawn and Spawning Supervising the Spawn Run; Temperature, Moisture, and Light; Watering; The Growing Period; Picking; Sanitation and Pest Control. We are republishing this vintage work in a high quality, modern and affordable edition, featuring reproductions of the original illustrations and a newly written introduction.

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