Allotment Gardening: An Organic Guide for Beginners (Paperback)

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Allotment Gardening is the definitive beginner's guide to setting up and maintaining an organic allotment garden.

Whether you're looking to acquire your first allotment plot or are completely new to growing, this friendly guide is packed with helpful gardening advice to grow a variety of plants. Written by allotment expert Susan Berger, Allotment Gardening covers everything – from tips on acquiring and organising your plot and guidance on what varieties to sow, through to harvesting, storing and cooking with your produce.

Beautifully presented with inspirational photographs throughout, the new edition provides comprehensive guidance on all of the basics, including soil type, crop rotation and advice on gardening equipment, planting, mulching and pest control. The revised A–Z of produce contains detailed instructions on the cultivation of individual fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs, along with updated recommendations for plant varieties and more than sixty delicious recipes. The guide also includes a helpful month-by-month gardener's calendar, an overview of the waiting list situation and a new list of suppliers.

Start growing on your allotment and enjoy fresh produce throughout the year with this practical guide.

About the Author


Susan Berger is a garden designer, writer and allotment gardener. She trained at the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden, and, before retiring, ran a successful garden design company. Her garden has been featured in The Sunday Times, Gardens Illustrated and Marie Claire Maison.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781399416153
ISBN-10: 1399416154
Publisher: Green Books
Publication Date: March 25th, 2025
Pages: 256
Language: English