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Allotments books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Allotments category. Presented with a red border are the Allotments books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

The Little Book of Allotment Tips by William Fortt The Little Book of Allotment Tips

The Little Book of Allotment Tips is full of useful advice for all interested in allotment growing. Learn how to diversify and rotate what your grow, which essential tools you need and suggestions for harvesting rainwater. From finding the perfect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018

Allotments by Twigs Way Allotments

More popular now than ever, the allotment is part of the fabric of British life. This is the ideal story of this phenomenon by the subject's leading historian.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

A Hut of One's Own How to Make the Most of Your Allotment Shed by Emily Chappell A Hut of One's Own How to Make the Most of Your Allotment Shed

A quirky gift book about the joys of the allotment shed: a series of original and charming illustrations offer insight into the world of allotment huts and offer inspiration to create your own, very special shed.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Hut of One's Own by Emily Chappell Hut of One's Own

Allotments are places to grow food, but they are so much more than that. They are also places that encourage spontaneity, exploration, learning, sharing, restful activity and camaraderie. This book is a celebration of the allotment hut - their architecture...
Format: eBook - Released: 09/03/2017

Deckchair Gardener by Anne Wareham Deckchair Gardener

A Guide to What Not to Do in Your Garden. Gardening is widely regarded as one of life's great joys. However, you might not feel that way if you pay too much attention to the experts: every garden magazine and...
Format: eBook - Released: 02/03/2017

Home Gardeners Allotments by A & G Bridgewater Home Gardeners Allotments

Allotment gardening is becoming increasingly popular as people discover that growing their own organic vegetables, fruits and herbs is an attractive and achievable option. Allotment gardening also has additional benefits: it's an excellent way to take exercise and be sociable,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2016

Allotment Manual The Complete Step-by-Step Guide by Paul Peacock Allotment Manual The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

NEW IN PAPERBACK. This manual is essential for the budding or experienced allotment owner.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2016

A Growing Space A History of the Allotment Movement by Lesley Acton A Growing Space A History of the Allotment Movement


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015

Other books in this genre

Of Cabbages and Kings: the History of Allotments by Caroline Foley Of Cabbages and Kings: the History of Allotments

This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day. It covers the Enclosure movement, famine, black death, popular uprising and today's allotment revival and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014

The Practical Step-by-Step Book of Allotment Gardening The Complete Guide to Growing Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs on an Allotment, Packed with Easy-to-follow Advice and Illustrated with More Than 800 P by Christine Lavelle, Michael Lavelle The Practical Step-by-Step Book of Allotment Gardening The Complete Guide to Growing Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs on an Allotment, Packed with Easy-to-follow Advice and Illustrated with More Than 800 P
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Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2014

The Working Man's Green Space Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870-1919 by Micheline Nilsen The Working Man's Green Space Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870-1919

With antecedents dating back to the Middle Ages, the community garden is more popular than ever as a means of procuring the freshest food possible and instilling community cohesion. But as Micheline Nilsen shows, the small-garden movement, which gained impetus...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2014

The Allotment Almanac by Terry Walton The Allotment Almanac

A guide to organic vegetable growing and allotment life in general. It gives us: an overview of the plot; things to do this month; what to watch out for; key crops for the month; progress reports on all the standard...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2013

Joy of Allotments An Illustrated Diary of Plot 19 by Caroline Deput Joy of Allotments An Illustrated Diary of Plot 19


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2013

my cool allotment an inspirational guide to stylish allotments and community gardens by Lia Leendertz, Mark Diacono my cool allotment an inspirational guide to stylish allotments and community gardens
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Covering gorgeous allotments and community gardens from all walks of life: from the historic Edgbaston Guinea Gardens in Birmingham, the hortillonages or floating gardens in Amiens to rooftop gardens in New York City, the book is an inspiration for anybody...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2013

Allotment Handbook The Beginners' Guide to Growing Crops in a Small Place by Simon Akeroyd Allotment Handbook The Beginners' Guide to Growing Crops in a Small Place

Takes you through the 10 steps to preparing your plot and teaches techniques such as sowing, plating, feeding, mulching, watering and weeding. This book shows you how to find easy projects such as making a simple compost bin and planting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2013

The Little Book of Allotment Tips by William Fortt The Little Book of Allotment Tips

50 tips on how to get the best produce from your allotment - and what to do with it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2012

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