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Minding My Peas and Cucumbers : Quirky Tales of Allotment Life - Kay Sexton

Minding My Peas and Cucumbers

Quirky Tales of Allotment Life

Hardcover

Published: 7th March 2011
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Amusing tales about the ups and downs of managing an allotment for the first time

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When Kay Sexton becomes the proud holder of an allotment, she hopes it will be her first foray towards self-sufficiency for her family. Instead, she finds herself in a strange world of arcane rules and regulations and hose-pipe standoffs. After a rocky start, she finds her mud-caked Wellingtoned feet and successfully navigates her way through allotment-keeping: battling Biblical-scale pest invasions; learning the dark arts of the competitive vegetable grower; and practicing ninja-like disappearing acts to avoid yet another free cucumber from a neighboring gardener. Witty, well-observed and with mouth-watering recipes, this book is for anyone who dreams of a slice of the good life.

ISBN: 9781849531351
ISBN-10: 1849531358
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 7th March 2011
Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.45