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Get Started with Your Allotment

Get Started with Your Allotment (Paperback)

By Stokes, Geoff

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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.

ISBN 9781444107388
Barcode 9781444107388
Published 1 October 2010 by John Murray Press
Format Paperback
Series Teach Yourself - General
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ISBN-13 9781444107388
ISBN-10 1444107380
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Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher John Murray Press
Imprint Teach Yourself
Publication Date 1 October 2010
International Publication Date 30 July 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Stokes, Geoff
Series Teach Yourself - General
Category Gardening: Fruit & Vegetables
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 188g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Gardening
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 635
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

Teach Yourself -- the world's leading learning brand -- is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry -- every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. - 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? Teach Yourself Allotment Gardening is a new guide from the UK's leading Allotment Society, 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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review '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 20090625

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Author's Bio

Geoff Stokes was Secretary of the NSALG until 2010. Representing allotments and gardens nationwide, the NSALG provides membership to societies and gardeners. One of the most frequently cited organizations by the national media, it publishes a quarterly newsletter and provides advice and support to the public, and consultation/feedback to local/national government. It has close links with major gardening publications and retailers.

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