Perfect for the complete beginner or the experienced allotmenteer, this handy reference will ensure your crops thrive and your table is laden year round. Allotment gardening is in the grip of a renaissance: there are now more than 300,000 allotments in the UK, and there are more young professionals on allotments than ever before, alongside the mainstays of families and even groups of friends. Advice is provided for picking crops and instructions highlight how to properly water and tend them, how to prepare for extreme weather, and such essential techniques as composting and crop rotation. This is the perfect book for those with a passion for the outdoors and a taste for food warm from the sun.
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Andi Clevely has been a working gardener for more than 35 years and has written more than 20 gardening books, including The Allotment Book and The Kitchen Garden Month-by-Month.Review:
"A simple A to Z of allotment care, combined with delicious and achievable recipes. Accompanied by no nonsense photography, this is a delightful book for the green fingered allotment owner or not." House & Home"Alongside growing advice, there are mouthwatering recipes for dishes such as sweet-potato muffins using the freshly picked fruits of your labour." Country Living"The pick of 2008's bumper crop of allotment books.No one will feel short-changed by this attractively arranged, information-led volume." The Telegraph
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007263473
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007263473
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007263473