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Your own allotment

how to find it, cultivate it, and enjoy growing your own food

by Neil Russell-Jones

  • 272 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by How To Books in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horticulture,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Vegetable gardening,
  • GARDENING,
  • Reference,
  • SCIENCE,
  • Vegetables,
  • Allotment gardens,
  • Essays

  • About the Edition

    Having your own allotment is an excellent way to ensure that the fruit and vegetables you and your family eat are fresh, organic and actually have flavour. This book takes you step by step through the process of finding and obtaining your allotment and then offers practical information and tips on starting, and then maintaining your plot. In three parts it covers all you need to know about: applying for an allotment, preparing the soil, organic principles and planning and laying out your plot; the vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers you can grow, plus useful shrubs and trees; and. maintaining the allotment, including gardening techniques, pest and weed control, crop rotation, composting, harvesting and storage and tips on maintaining productivity throughout the year.

    Edition Notes

    StatementNeil Russell-Jones
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB457.3 .Y68 2008eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27096663M
    ISBN 101848032471, 1281707503
    ISBN 109781848032477, 9781281707505
    OCLC/WorldCa298517292

    How to grow your own fruit and veg. 'For delicious fruit and vegetables that haven't travelled halfway around the world, you can't beat home grown produce from your own allotment or garden. Here's how ro ensure your plot provides the freshest food all year round.'. An allotment is a plot of land that you rent from your local council or a private landowner on which you can grow your own food. Allotments are communal places, so you rent a plot from an allotment site and share utilities such as water and fertiliser with the other plot owners.

      Tell us how your allotment has sustained you through the pandemic Jane Dudman and Guardian community team Thu 6 Aug EDT Last modified on Thu 6 Aug EDT. A wonderfully illustrated celebration of the blood, sweat and joy to be had ‘growing your own’ in an allotment – with the in-depth, practical gardening know-how for which Collins is renowned. No longer considered the preserve of old men in sheds, allotment gardening is currently enjoying a Brand: Harpercollins Publishers.

    A wonderfully illustrated celebration of the blood, sweat and joy to be had ‘growing your own’ in an allotment – with the in-depth, practical gardening know-how for which Collins is longer considered the preserve of old men in sheds. This wonderfully illustrated book celebrates the blood, sweat and joy to be had in `growing your own' in an allotment. Includes in-depth, practical gardening know-how, stories from allotmenteers and recipes. No longer considered the preserve of old men in sheds, allotment gardening is currently enjoying a renaissance of interest.


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Your own allotment by Neil Russell-Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Very useful book if you're new to allotment life and growing your own fruit and veg. Loads of helpful information - advice, planting/harvest schedule, how to grow all kinds of produce and treatment of pests and diseases.

There are a lot of books out there on this subject but I found this to be the best one yet/5(46). Having your own allotment is an excellent way to ensure that the fruit and vegetables you and your family eat are fresh, organic and actually have flavour.

This book takes you step by step through the process of finding and obtaining your allotment and then offers practical information and tips on starting, and then maintaining your plot/5. Your Own Allotment [How to Grow Your Own Food Dirty Nails A compilation of weekly columns written for "Blackmore Vale Magazine", which takes you outdoors and on the vegetable plot where seeds are sown, plants nurtured, fruits tended and crops harvested.

Well, the grow-your-own movement comes with a whole heap of benefits: a great form of self-care, good exercise, saves money, and you’re eating more sustainably. A new edition of the bestselling guide to making the most of your allotment, with seasonal advice, essential to-do lists, and more than 60 fruit and vegetable crop fresh, seasonal produce in your allotment or kitchen garden all year round with the bestselling guide from Alan Buckingham.

Allotment Month by Month takes the uncertainty out of your harvest with clear, reliable. Amazon Reviews of Grow Your Own Crops in Pots: “This is a lovely hardback book with colour illustrations and a very easy to read layout. Covering vegetables, fruits, herbs and edible flowers, there is something in there for anyone who wants to turn their hand to gardening using pots.

The Half Hour Allotment. This is the first allotment book I read. It is a fantastic book because it gives everyone a fighting chance. So many people give up in their first year because it is too much or they don’t get the results they hoped for.

This book helps you by showing you how you can do your allotment in only hours per week. Not a coffee table book but a real book for reading and using. All in all a lovely book. Amazon Review. I love John’s writing style, it is friendly and chatty and easy to read. It has all the information you need to get you started on your allotment, from clearing it to getting it into delicious production.

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Download Your Own Allotment full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Your Own Allotment full free pdf books. Tomatoes take many weeks to mature, and this will allow your plants to take full advantage of sunny summer days to ripen the fruit.

Tomato plants like a rich soil and a consistent watering regime. Depending on the variety, there are cherry and bush tomato varieties (determinate types) that do not require pruning, whilst many types of. The First Edition of "Your Own Allotment" was published in early so this book is bang up to date.

It is aimed % at the new allotment holder or anyone who is considering taking on an allotment. The book is divided into three key sections. Section 1 describes in detail how to go about about getting an allotment. The Allotment Book book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A Practical Guide to Creating and Enjoying Your Own Perfect Plot. Write a review. Emma rated it really liked it. A great book for starting out on your allotment tending journey.4/5. Having your own allotment is an excellent way to ensure that the fruit and vegetables you and your family eat are fresh, organic and actually have flavour.

This book takes you step by step through the process of finding and obtaining your allotment and then offers practical information and tips on starting, and then maintaining your s: 5. Join the AJ community on Facebook - are you an 'Allotment Junkie' - crazy about 'Growing Your Own' Please feel free to join our group and contribute to the page with your allotment photos and recipes/images of the goodies grown and cooked up from all your hard effort down the plot - plus any questions you may have, do please post them to the.

This wonderfully illustrated book celebrates the blood, sweat and joy to be had in 'growing your own' in an allotment. Includes in-depth, practical gardening know-how, stories from allotmenteers and recipes.

No longer considered the preserve of old men in sheds, allotment gardening is currently enjoying a renaissance of interest. Reviews: The book shows you how to manage your allotment and enjoy fresh vegetables through the year on just half an hour's work a day with weekends off.

It combines expert advice from Lia Leendertz and the Royal Horticultural Society and time-saving ideas for planning the most effective use of your time and energy, giving you something to eat fresh. Inside The Allotment Pocket Bible you can discover the rising popularity of allotment gardening, as well as how to turn your allotment into a productive venture.

Dip in to great ideas for fruit, vegetable and herb recipes made from your hard-earned produce, learn how you can get kids involved with your allotment projects and make sure you've.

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These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Whatever the size of the garden, this is a book to convert readers to the pleasures of growing and harvesting their own food. DOWNLOAD NOW» Author: Carol Klein. Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: Category: Gardening Page: View: 'Easy-to-follow practical advice on growing fruit, vegetables, salads and herbs throughout the year no matter how big or small your garden.'.

If your plot is full of equipment, give it a once over to check for any golden nuggets but otherwise, take it to the tip immediately. Get it out of there and release your land for a clean start!

I’ve been unlucky and have 3×3 m of metal junk that couldn’t be burnt on site. I still don’t know how to get rid of it (without a car of my own). Fitness, community and the satisfaction of growing your own produce. These are just some of the benefits of owning a plot at an allotment, according to residents in Wolverhampton.Award-winning allotment blogger Annabelle, of Life @ No, will take to the stage at BBC Gardeners' World Live for the first time, on the all new Gardeners Unplugged stage and the Let's Talk Allotments area.

Here Annabelle shares her experience, along with some expert tips, which would be especially helpful for those of us who are just embarking on a a journey with a new allotment.