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 you need to know about the different vegetable varieties, including information on sowing and planting, cultivation, problems, varieties, and cooking.
Many of the vegetable varieties are illustrated in a special colour section, which accompanies the vegetable directory. A delightful chapter on growing for showing explains the history and traditions of exhibiting at flower shows and is followed by useful chapters on gardening techniques and pest and disease control. Packed full of information and with useful tips throughout, this book is useful reading for the allotment gardener.
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Amazon Reviews of A-Z of Allotment Vegetables:
“Five Stars – Great Info!”
Further Books in this Section
- Successful Allotments: Green Essentials – Organic Guides by Pauline Pears
- The A-Z of Allotment Vegetables by Caroline Foley
- The Allotment Planner by Matthew Appleby