Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Allotment Gardening For Dummies (Paperback)
  • Allotment Gardening For Dummies (Paperback)
zoom

Allotment Gardening For Dummies (Paperback)

(author)
£16.99
Paperback 456 Pages / Published: 05/03/2010
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket
Allotment Gardening For Dummies is a lively, hands-on guide to getting the most out of your allotment. Whether you're interested in eating fresh, saving money, getting exercise or enjoying wholesome family fun, this is the guide for you. The step-by-step advice takes you through all the stages in the process, from securing an allotment and preparing your plot, to choosing what to grow and enjoying the benefits of abundant fresh food and a sociable and healthy hobby. With over 50 handy line drawings, plus information on how to grow organic and advice on storing and cooking the food you grow, this guide really does have it all!

Allotment Gardening For Dummies includes:

Part 1: Getting to Grips with Allotment Gardening
Chapter 1: What Are Allotments All About?
Chapter 2: Getting hold of an Allotment
Chapter 3: Getting Started

Part 2: Preparing for Allotment Success
Chapter 4: Deciding What to Grow, When
Chapter 5: Preparing Your Plot
Chapter 6: Keeping Your Soil Healthy
Chapter 7: Keeping Your Plants Healthy
Chapter 8: Growing Organic

Part 3: Growing a Few of Your Favourite Vegetables
Chapter 9: Going Underground
Chapter 10: The Staples
Chapter 11: Growing Leafy Greens
Chapter 12: Planting Peas, Beans and Other Pods
Chapter 13: Growing More Exotic Veg

Part 4: Extending Your Allotment Repetoire
Chapter 14: Growing Wholesome Herbs
Chapter 15: Growing Fruitful Fruit
Chapter 16: Nurturing Flowers on an Allotment

Part 5: Getting the Most Out of Your Allotment
Chapter 17: Involving Children Around the Allotment
Chapter 18: Hobnobbing with Allotment Society
Chapter 19: Growing Giant Veg

Part 6: The Part of Tens Chapter
Chapter 20: Ten Common Accidents and How to Prevent Them
Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Revive a Flagging Allotment

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780470686416
Number of pages: 456
Weight: 826 g
Dimensions: 233 x 188 x 25 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Allotment Cookbook
Added to basket
Success in Your Allotment
Added to basket
Joe's Allotment
Added to basket
£30.00
Hardback
The Allotment Almanac
Added to basket
The Classic Allotment
Added to basket
Allotment Gardening For Dummies
Added to basket
The The Allotment Planner
Added to basket
The RHS Allotment Handbook
Added to basket
£17.99
Hardback
The Allotment Pocket Bible
Added to basket
Allotment Handbook
Added to basket
RHS Allotment Journal
Added to basket
Allotments
Added to basket
£7.99
Hardback
Joy of Allotments
Added to basket
The Allotment Book
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.