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The Allotment Keepers Handbook By Jane Perrone

The Allotment Keepers Handbook

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Acts as a guide to managing your own organic vegetable patch. Filled with advice, from how to choose an allotment and test its soil to knowing your chickweed from your chicory, this book steers a carefree course through the trials, errors and frustrations of starting a kitchen garden.

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The Allotment Keepers Handbook: A down-to-earth guide to growing your own food by Jane Perrone

"The Allotment Keeper's Handbook" is a no-nonsense guide to managing your own organic vegetable patch. Packed with invaluable advice, from how to choose an allotment and test its soil to knowing your chickweed from your chicory, it offers an enjoyable and inspiring shortcut through the trials, errors and frustrations of starting a kitchen garden. Dispensing with the strict calendar-based advice usually found in gardening manuals, Jane Perrone steers a carefree course through the gardener's year. Featuring a full chapter devoted to harvesting, a history of allotments, an exhaustive section on crop rotation, 'spotlights' on unusual vegetables, fun monthly projects and a glossary to cut through garden jargon, this book is all you will need to get growing.

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About Jane Perrone


Jane Perrone is a keen organic allotmenteer and gardener who writes regularly for the Guardian and keeps a blog (http://perrone.blogs.com/horticultural/) about running an allotment. She is the author of The Allotment Keeper's Handbook (2007).

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The Allotment Keepers Handbook: A down-to-earth guide to growing your own food by Jane Perrone
Jane Perrone
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Atlantic Books
2007-01-11
336
1843545489
9781843545484
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