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    DescriptionIn recent years allotments have grown in popularity with demand far outstripping supply. John Harrison shows how to improve your chances of getting an allotment and move up the waiting list. In this all-encompassing guide, he also advises on clearing an allotment, planning what to grow and how, building compost bins, using raised beds - plus detailed instructions on growing the best vegetables and fruit. Praise for John Harrison's Vegetable Growing Month by Month: "...solid words of advice, written in a way that everyone will understand." Medwyn Williams, Chairman of the National Vegetable Society and member of the Fruit and Vegetable Committee of the Royal Horticultural Society.

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    Essential Allotment Guide
    How to Get the Best Out of Your Plot
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Harrison
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    ISBN 13: 9780716022121
    ISBN 10: 0716022125

    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    DC22: 635
    BIC subject category V2: WMPF
    BISAC V2.8: GAR000000
    BIC subject category V2: WMT
    Thema V1.0: WMP, WMT
    Illustrations note
    Line drawings
    Constable and Robinson
    Imprint name
    Right Way
    Publication date
    26 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    John Harrison has been growing vegetables on his own allotment for many years.He uses many organic methods, working with nature rather than against it.He is passionate about the quality of our food and the ecology that supports us all on this planet.He has been a member of the Henry Doubleday Research Association (now known as Garden Organic) since 1976 and is also a member of the National Vegetable Society, currently serving as Secretary for Crewe and Nantwich District.
    Review quote
    An invaluable source of information. Scotland's Weekly News Britain's greatest allotment authority. -- Emma Townshend The Independent The Essential Allotment Guide is the next best thing to having a weather-beaten old gardener as a next-door neighbour. Calm, practical and endlessly resourceful, this useful manual provides advice on everything from dismantling a second-hand greenhouse...to the mysteries of making organic fertiliser. Daily Mail