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The Half Hour Allotment - Lia Leendertz

The Half Hour Allotment

Hardcover

Published: April 2006
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This practical and inspirational handbook is aimed at the new generation of gardeners who want to enjoy the taste and health benefits of growing their own food, but who have little time to spare. Expert advice and innovative techniques show you how to grow the right quantities of the fruit and vegetables you love, and enjoy the

I would recommend this book to anyone who is tempted to take on an allotment, whether they are short of time to spend on it or not... good value for money and will be referred to again and again. Gardens Illustrated Full of ideas for how to cut down the time you need to spend on your plot while still aiming for top-class results. -- Pippa Greenwood Daily Mirror Easy to follow and eminently practical. BBC Countryfile

The half-hour principlep. 6
Taking on a plotp. 16
Deciding what to growp. 30
Growing the right amount of the best varietiesp. 44
Planning the first yearp. 74
Nurturing your plantsp. 88
Keeping on top of your plotp. 104
Managing pests and diseasesp. 118
Some optional extrasp. 130
What next?p. 144
Further readingp. 156
Some mail order suppliersp. 156
Indexp. 158
Acknowledgmentsp. 160
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ISBN: 9780711226050
ISBN-10: 0711226059
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: April 2006
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 1