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  • Published: 15 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781849902212
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $19.99

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Allotment Gardening


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Get a bumper harvest of the finest fruit and vegetables from your allotment under Alan Titchmarsh’s expert guidance

An allotment can be a source of abundant fresh fruit and vegetables for the home, as well as an oasis of calm for all the family to enjoy, but taking one on can be an intimidating prospect. Alan Titchmarsh makes it easy by explaining how to get the most from your plot with easy-to-follow, practical information and advice on what to grow, when to harvest and how to store your produce.

* How to assess your plot and work with what you’ve got
* Advice on layout and crop rotation
* Expert guidance on care and maintenance
* Directory of vegetables, fruit and herbs
* Seasonal calendar of what to do when

  • Pub date: 15 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781849902212
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Alan Titchmarsh

Originally trained at Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Alan Titchmarsh is the author of over 40 books about gardening, including How to be a Gardener Book 1: Back to Basics, the fastest-selling of all time in the genre, and the bestselling The Kitchen Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg. He writes for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, and is gardening correspondent for the Daily Express and Sunday Express. He has presented Gardeners' World, the annual coverage of The Chelsea Flower Show and Nature of Britain, and has his own daily chatshow.

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