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The Essential Allotment Guide: How to Get the Best out of Your Plot (Paperback)
  • The Essential Allotment Guide: How to Get the Best out of Your Plot (Paperback)

The Essential Allotment Guide: How to Get the Best out of Your Plot (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 26/03/2009
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In recent years allotments have grown in popularity with demand far outstripping supply. John Harrison shows how to improve your chances of getting an allotment and move up the waiting list. In this all-encompassing guide, he also advises on clearing an allotment, planning what to grow and how, building compost bins, using raised beds - plus detailed instructions on growing the best vegetables and fruit.

Praise for John Harrison's Vegetable Growing Month by Month:

"...solid words of advice, written in a way that everyone will understand."
Medwyn Williams, Chairman of the National Vegetable Society and member of the Fruit and Vegetable Committee of the Royal Horticultural Society.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780716022121
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 184 g
Dimensions: 132 x 200 x 17 mm
Edition: Digital original

An invaluable source of information. * Scotland's Weekly News *
Britain's greatest allotment authority. -- Emma Townshend * The Independent *
The Essential Allotment Guide is the next best thing to having a weather-beaten old gardener as a next-door neighbour. Calm, practical and endlessly resourceful, this useful manual provides advice on everything from dismantling a second-hand greenhouse...to the mysteries of making organic fertiliser. * Daily Mail *

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Hi I bought this little book very recently for gift for my parents, for they FINALLY getting their allotment, after being on the waiting list for 6 or so years. I also choose the book after reading the review, &... More

Paperback edition
1st December 2011
Helpful? Upvote 22

“A useful book”

I've just taken on an allotment & having looked around on the internet I found a great website by the author which is very useful. I saw he had written this book & decided it was a good starting point. A... More

Paperback edition
1st July 2012
Helpful? Upvote 19

“great guide”

Dont let the price put you off this book is packed with all you need to know,it is a clear guide full of useful information for the novice allotment owner, its wrote in an easy to understand way, plenty of advice and... More

Paperback edition
10th November 2011
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