Allotment Handbook

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Published by DK

By Simon Akeroyd

About Allotment Handbook

DK brings you an all-encompassing horticultural handbook to fulfil your every leaf and legume ... the organic way!

Allotment Handbook is an inspiring and innovative guide to making the most out of your gardening space so you can grow deliciously organic fruit and vegetables in abundance, at home!

Discover everything you need to know to leave the supermarket behind in favour of tastier and healthier home-grown fruit and veg. Gone are the days of bland, pesticide-tainted produce flown in from the other side of the world! With this vegetable gardening book, you can start growing your own organic produce from the comfort of your own home.

So what are you waiting for? Dive straight in to discover:

-10 easy-to-follow steps to preparing your plot
-Top tips and techniques on a diverse range of growing skills
-Discover how to grow over 70 types of fruit and vegetable crops
-Featuring a handy troubleshooting guide for identifying weeds, pests and diseases

From watering to weeding, plating to propagating, this all-encompassing how-to-grow vegetables guide has it all. You'll also find easy projects such as making a simple compost bin and planting a fruit tree and tips to attract wildlife along with simple, delicious ways to enjoy your produce.
Whether you prefer to start small with a few herbs and veg staples or you are more ambitious and intend to feed your whole family all year round, the Allotment Handbook will show you how, providing something for everyone to love.

It doesn't matter how much space you have available, with key techniques such as sowing seeds, assessing soil and choosing the right plants for each environment - these top tips and tricks are all featured within this how-to-garden book. Why not stand out from the crowd with this awe-inspiring allotment book and start your intuitive gardening journey today to reap the benefits of a bountiful pest-free harvest.

The ideal gift for the green-fingered gardener or budding botanist in your life, Allotment Handbook shows that you are more than capable of growing delicious and thriving fruit and vegetables at home!