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The Essential Allotment Guide By John Harrison

The Essential Allotment Guide by John Harrison

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Summary

The complete introduction to acquiring an allotment and getting the most from it, by the bestselling author of Vegetable Growing Month-by-Month.

The Essential Allotment Guide Summary

The Essential Allotment Guide: How to Get the Best out of Your Plot by John Harrison

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.

The Essential Allotment Guide Reviews

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 *

About John Harrison

John Harrison has been growing vegetables on his own allotment for many years.He uses many organic methods, working with nature rather than against it.He is passionate about the quality of our food and the ecology that supports us all on this planet.He has been a member of the Henry Doubleday Research Association (now known as Garden Organic) since 1976 and is also a member of the National Vegetable Society, currently serving as Secretary for Crewe and Nantwich District.

Additional information

GOR001770558
9780716022121
0716022125
The Essential Allotment Guide: How to Get the Best out of Your Plot by John Harrison
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2009-03-26
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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