In theory growing your own on an allotment is no different technically to growing your own on a garden plot. But in practice there is a difference. For a start, woe betide the allotment plot holder who allows weeds to seed over the site!
Anyway, these books are specifically aimed to help those growing on an allotment
Our Allotment and Vegetable Growing Books
Allotment Growing Books we Like
Successful Allotments: Green Essentials - Organic Guides by Pauline Pears
Historically an important social tradition, allotments are now increasingly popular with a younger audience and with families who want to try growing their own organic produce. Here we show you how to go about finding an allotment, what to grow, how...
The A-Z of Allotment Vegetables by Caroline Foley
The A-Z of Allotment Vegetables by Caroline Foley is full of essential information on all the best known vegetable varieties, as well as numerous exotic and lesser-known ones. The main part of the book is the vegetable directory, which tells you everything...
The Allotment Planner by Matthew Appleby
I must admit to liking this book but not really being sure why. It stands out from the crowd, being a hardback for starters. It's broken into months with a few pages to jot your own diary notes, but in this space there are gardening quotes, which...
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