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Allotment Gardening: An Organic Guide for Beginners

by Susan Berger - £9.95  Green Books (2005)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781903998540 | ISBN 10: 1903998549

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.

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