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Allotment Gardening For Dummies

Published 01-24-2012

<i>Allotment Gardening For Dummies</i> is a lively, hands-on guide to getting the most out of your allotment. Whether you're interested in eating fresh, saving money, getting exercise or enjoying wholesome family fun, this is the guide for you. The step-by-step advice takes you through all the stages in the process, from securing an allotment and preparing your plot, to choosing what to grow and enjoying the benefits of abundant fresh food and a sociable and healthy hobby. With over 50 handy line drawings, plus information on how to grow organic and advice on storing and cooking the food you grow, this guide really does have it all! <p><i><b>Allotment Gardening For Dummies</b></i> includes:</p> <p><b>Part 1: Getting to Grips with Allotment Gardening<br /> </b>Chapter 1: What Are Allotments All About?<br /> Chapter 2: Getting hold of an Allotment<br /> Chapter 3: Getting Started</p> <p><b>Part 2: Preparing for Allotment Success<br /> </b>Chapter 4: Deciding What to Grow, When<br /> Chapter 5: Preparing Your Plot<br /> Chapter 6: Keeping Your Soil Healthy<br /> Chapter 7: Keeping Your Plants Healthy<br /> Chapter 8: Growing Organic</p> <p><b>Part 3: Growing a Few of Your Favourite Vegetables<br /> </b>Chapter 9: Going Underground<br /> Chapter 10: The Staples<br /> Chapter 11: Growing Leafy Greens<br /> Chapter 12: Planting Peas, Beans and Other Pods<br /> Chapter 13: Growing More Exotic Veg</p> <p><b>Part 4: Extending Your Allotment Repetoire<br /> </b>Chapter 14: Growing Wholesome Herbs<br /> Chapter 15: Growing Fruitful Fruit<br /> Chapter 16: Nurturing Flowers on an Allotment</p> <p><b>Part 5: Getting the Most Out of Your Allotment<br /> </b>Chapter 17: Involving Children Around the Allotment<br /> Chapter 18: Hobnobbing with Allotment Society<br /> Chapter 19: Growing Giant Veg</p> <p><b>Part 6: The Part of Tens</b> <b>Chapter<br /> </b>Chapter 20: Ten Common Accidents and How to Prevent Them<br /> Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Revive a Flagging Allotment</p>

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