A step-by-step guide to finding, planting, managing and really making the most of an allotment, from the UK's official body for allotment holders.
Are you keen to get an allotment, but don't know where to start? Would you like help to successfully grow your own produce? Are you thinking about keeping livestock on your allotment?
'Get Started with Your Allotment' is written by the UK's leading Allotment Society and designed specifically for all those new to allotments. It will take you step-by-step through the joys of allotment gardening, right from the very first stages of finding an allotment through to keeping livestock. It is designed for both beginners and those with some experience, and has plenty of information for those who wish to involve their children and family members in their new pursuit. With a complete guide to the tools needed, the ideal crops to grow, the soil conditions, troubleshooting and plenty of legal advice, it is the most complete guide available from the country's most experienced and trusted source of allotment wisdom.
'This excellent book...covers everything from tools, recipes, advice of which crops to grow and legal and troubles shooting advice.'
'A perfect starting point for beginners, but it's so full of expertise that even old allotment stagers will like it and learn from it.' - Oxford Times