Wombwell, Sven

Allotment Gardening For Dummies

Wombwell, Sven - Allotment Gardening For Dummies, ebook


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Allotment Gardening For Dummies is a lively, hands-on guide to getting the most out of your allotment. Whether you're interested in eating fresh, saving money, getting exercise or enjoying wholesome family fun, this is the guide for you. The step-by-step advice takes you through all the stages in the process, from securing an allotment and preparing your plot, to choosing what to grow and enjoying the benefits of abundant fresh food and a sociable and healthy hobby. With over 50 handy line drawings, plus information on how to grow organic and advice on storing and cooking the food you grow, this guide really does have it all!

Allotment Gardening For Dummies includes:

Part 1: Getting to Grips with Allotment Gardening

Chapter 1: What Are Allotments All About?

Chapter 2: Getting hold of an Allotment

Chapter 3: Getting Started

Part 2: Preparing for Allotment Success

Chapter 4: Deciding What to Grow, When

Chapter 5: Preparing Your Plot

Chapter 6: Keeping Your Soil Healthy

Chapter 7: Keeping Your Plants Healthy

Chapter 8: Growing Organic

Part 3: Growing a Few of Your Favourite Vegetables

Chapter 9: Going Underground

Chapter 10: The Staples

Chapter 11: Growing Leafy Greens

Chapter 12: Planting Peas, Beans and Other Pods

Chapter 13: Growing More Exotic Veg

Part 4: Extending Your Allotment Repetoire

Chapter 14: Growing Wholesome Herbs

Chapter 15: Growing Fruitful Fruit

Chapter 16: Nurturing Flowers on an Allotment

Part 5: Getting the Most Out of Your Allotment

Chapter 17: Involving Children Around the Allotment

Chapter 18: Hobnobbing with Allotment Society

Chapter 19: Growing Giant Veg

Part 6: The Part of Tens Chapter

Chapter 20: Ten Common Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Revive a Flagging Allotment

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Gardening, Agriculture, Forestry
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