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on 21 December 2008
If you're lucky enough to be allocated a plot (or half-plot) at your local allotment, this guide will quickly get you up to speed with getting the most from your plot.

Designing your plot layout to work best for you and to minimise problems via crop rotation is tackled first, followed by a directory of vegetables to grow (both the usual suspects and more unusual crops) , techniques to use and ending with a guide to the seasonal year are all explained in detail, accompanied by lavish photographs and sprinkled with seasonal recipes. The allotment tradition of recycling anything that comes to hand is also catered for with a number of projects to try throughout the book.

With this guide to hand, you'll have a prize winning plot in half the time and be the envy of all the 'old hands'.
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on 16 May 2015
Would buy again. My only criticism is that (since it doesn't give exact months) I would like more of an indication of when it is "early Spring" when "late spring" etc......maybe a list of what is likely to be happening then in nature to help less knowledgeable gardeners plan. Otherwise can't fault it.
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on 27 October 2017
Helpful and enthusiastic guide to growing your own food.
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on 14 April 2017
Excellent book it was bought as a present and was well received.
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on 12 December 2013
I really like the book but it is not for me but a Christmas present for someone. It looks informative and if I had an allotment I am sure I would find the book interesting. I definitely recommend it to all those gardeners out there
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on 20 August 2017
A great present and it arrived on time
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on 14 December 2016
Excellent ,a good read and a great help
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on 10 March 2015
Everything in this book I wanted to know and 100% more. When you know very little this is great.A very useful book.
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on 3 March 2015
More pictures needed for total novice readers
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on 15 October 2015
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