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Allotment Gardening: An Organic Guide for Beginners

by Susan Berger
£9.95   paperback  Green Books (2005)

Allotment Gardening: An Organic Guide for Beginners by Susan Berger Aimed at those who have not had an allotment before, Allotment Gardening is packed with advice: from choosing and planning your allotment through to harvesting and storing your produce.
Part One covers:
* Tools
* Planning and clearing the site
* Soil
* Crop rotation
* Planning and protecting plants
* Design
* Growing techniques
* Common problems
* Gardener's guide
Part Two includes:
* An A-Z of vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers
* Companion planting
* Storage tips
* Directory of organic seed suppliers
* Useful organisations
Each fruit and vegetable entry features easy recipes, such as Pumpkin Soup, Frizzled Brussel Sprouts, Roasted Beetroot with Tyme, Sauteed Kohlrabi, Ribollita, Blackcurrent Sorbet and Rhubarb Jam.

ISBN 13: 9781903998540 | ISBN 10: 1903998549

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