Mushroom Growing for Beginners
Read Books Ltd.
This comprehensive guide to the cultivation of mushrooms comprises seventeen thorough and detailed chapters by various experts on the subject. It is extensively illustrated with black and white drawings, forming a complete how to guide. Mushrooms Growing for Beginners takes a comprehensive and informative look at the subject, and is a fascinating read for any gardener. Contents Include: 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.