RHS Allotment Journal shows you how to get the most from your plot and then how to cook up the produce. With timely recipes for abundance and gluts, storage advice, crops of the month and special projects, this book will keep you on top of an active plot and refresh your mind about what's possible.
JANUARY Top veg jobs for January Recipe for Vichyssoise Top fruit jobs for January Basic groundwork Allotment gardening with kids FEBRUARY Top veg jobs for February Top fruit jobs for February Recipe for Pear and Cardomon flan Pollination requirements Basic techniques: tree fruits MARCH Top veg jobs for March Top fruit jobs for March Recipe for rhubarb pie Basic techniques: root crops Quick-start veg plot APRIL Top veg jobs for April Recipe for Onion tart tatin Top fruit jobs for April Basic techniques: vegetable fruits Slugs, snails, frogs and birds Crops that money cannot buy MAY Top veg jobs for May Recipe for Asparagus soup Top fruit jobs for May Basic techniques: peas and beans Shed fest Microveg JUNE Top veg jobs for June Recipe for Courgette flower risotto Top fruit jobs for June Basic techniques: salads and leaves Allotment friends and foes Vegetable superfoods JULY Top veg jobs for July Recipe for aubergine & tomato salad Top fruit jobs for July Recipe for raspberry cheesecake Top herb jobs for July Basic techniques: cut flowers Hot vegetables: Chilli and peppers AUGUST Top veg jobs for August Make three smoothies Top fruit jobs for August Recipe for summer pudding Basic techniques: Stem and perennial vegetables Keeping chickens on your allotment Oriental vegetables SEPTEMBER Top veg jobs for September Recipe for green tomato chutney Top fruit jobs for September Jam-making and Blackberry and apple jam Basic techniques: Brassicas Ripe for storage OCTOBER Top veg jobs for October Recipe for Baked butternut squash Top fruit jobs for October Top lessons for new plot-holders Basic techniques: Onion family NOVEMBER Top veg jobs for November Recipe for Carrot and parsnip pie Top fruit jobs for November Money saving tricks Allotment tidy up Basic techniques: beekeeping DECEMBER Top veg jobs for December Recipe for gooseberry fool Top fruit jobs for December Taking stock Basic techniques: Soft fruit Resources Glossary Conversion charts Index
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 4th October 2010
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.63