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Title The Complete Allotment Guide Volume 1 Starting Out Growing and Techniques
Author Jason Johns
Publisher Jason Johns
Release 2021-03-28
Category Gardening
Total Pages 330
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The "Complete Allotment Guide - Volume 1" is the first in a series of books teaching you everything you need to know to get started growing fruit and vegetables. Whether you have an allotment, a smallholding or a vegetable garden at home, you will learn how to start growing in the ground and in containers.

This step-by-step guide starts from first principles, teaching you everything from how to choose an allotment to clearing weeds, coping with the weather and how to set your vegetable garden up. You learn exactly what to look for when choosing an allotment plus how to apply and how allotment sites work, which is useful for new allotment owners. Even if you are growing at home, there is plenty of information to help you get started growing.

Whether you are brand new to growing your own or whether you have dabbled, this book teaches you everything about owning and running an allotment. Written by a long term allotment owner, the information is first hand and gives you a real world view of having an allotment, packed full of valuable information to help you make the most of your allotment.

The "Complete Allotment Guide - Volume 1" goes into detail about how to work an allotment and grow fruit and vegetables. As you read this book, you will discover:

  • How to compost, including what you can and cannot compost
  • The common pests you will encounter and how to deal with them
  • The various problems you may encounter and how to overcome them
  • How to grow from seeds plus what F1 and heirloom seeds are
  • When to feed your plants and what fertilisers to use, including how to make your own
  • What companion planting is and how it benefits you and your plants
  • Why you must rotate crops on your allotment and how to do it
  • How to run an allotment with children so they can enjoy it too
  • Different gardening techniques so you know how to look after your vegetable garden
  • Ways to maximise productivity from your allotment while minimising the amount of work you have to do
As well as this, you get a comprehensive guide to sowing seeds showing you when to sow different types of vegetable seed, when to plant outside and when to harvest crops. You also get a month by month guide telling you what jobs to do at an allotment, including:
  • Vegetable garden jobs
  • Fruit garden jobs
  • What to harvest
  • What to sow
  • Greenhouse jobs
If you are new to growing vegetables, this is the book for you. Whether you are growing at home or growing at an allotment, this book is full of useful information helping you get started and grow successfully.

Title The Complete Allotment Guide Volume 1 Starting Out Growing and Techniques
Author Jason Johns
Publisher Complete Allotment Guide
Release 2021-03-28
Category
Total Pages 168
ISBN 9781838336059
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The "Complete Allotment Guide - Volume 1" is the first in a series of books teaching you everything you need to know to get started growing fruit and vegetables. Whether you have an allotment, a smallholding or a vegetable garden at home, you will learn how to start growing in the ground and in containers. This step-by-step guide starts from first principles, teaching you everything from how to choose an allotment to clearing weeds, coping with the weather and how to set your vegetable garden up. You learn exactly what to look for when choosing an allotment plus how to apply and how allotment sites work, which is useful for new allotment owners. Even if you are growing at home, there is plenty of information to help you get started growing. Whether you are brand new to growing your own or whether you have dabbled, this book teaches you everything about owning and running an allotment. Written by a long term allotment owner, the information is first hand and gives you a real world view of having an allotment, packed full of valuable information to help you make the most of your allotment. The "Complete Allotment Guide - Volume 1" goes into detail about how to work an allotment and grow fruit and vegetables. As you read this book, you will discover: How to compost, including what you can and cannot compost The common pests you will encounter and how to deal with them The various problems you may encounter and how to overcome them How to grow from seeds plus what F1 and heirloom seeds are When to feed your plants and what fertilisers to use, including how to make your own What companion planting is and how it benefits you and your plants Why you must rotate crops on your allotment and how to do it How to run an allotment with children so they can enjoy it too Different gardening techniques so you know how to look after your vegetable garden Ways to maximise productivity from your allotment while minimising the amount of work you have to do As well as this, you get a comprehensive guide to sowing seeds showing you when to sow different types of vegetable seed, when to plant outside and when to harvest crops. You also get a month by month guide telling you what jobs to do at an allotment, including: Vegetable garden jobs Fruit garden jobs What to harvest What to sow Greenhouse jobs If you are new to growing vegetables, this is the book for you. Whether you are growing at home or growing at an allotment, this book is full of useful information helping you get started and grow successfully.

Title Forestry A Subjective Guide for IFS Aspirants
Author K.T. Parthiban
Publisher Scientific Publishers - Competition Tutor
Release 2016-01-01
Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 635
ISBN 9386102099
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This comprehensive text book on subjective forestry which is entitled as Forestry – A Subjective guide for IFS Aspirants to cater the needs of graduates of Forestry and other science and engineering graduates aspiring for the Indian Forest Service. The text is prepared in a form which is easy to follow and the main focus is on enabling the reader to understand and conceptualize the various aspects of Forestry to succeed in competitive examinations.

Title Get Started with Your Allotment
Author Geoff Stokes
Publisher Hachette UK
Release 2010-07-30
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 192
ISBN 1444131605
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. - Are you keen to get an allotment, but don't know where to start? - Would you like help to successfully grow your own produce? - Are you thinking about keeping livestock on your allotment? ""Get Started with Your Allotment"" is written by the UK's leading Allotment Society and designed specifically for all those new to allotments. It will take you step-by-step through the joys of allotment gardening, right from the very first stages of finding an allotment through to keeping livestock. It is designed for both beginners and those with some experience, and has plenty of information for those who wish to involve their children and family members in their new pursuit. With a complete guide to the tools needed, the ideal crops to grow, the soil conditions, troubleshooting and plenty of legal advice, it is the most complete guide available from the country's most experienced and trusted source of allotment wisdom.

Title Vegetable Fruit and Herb Growing in Small Spaces
Author John Harrison
Publisher Hachette UK
Release 2010-03-25
Category Gardening
Total Pages 160
ISBN 0716022575
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Whatever the size of your garden - whether it's a tiny patio or even if you only have a windowbox available - John Harrison can help you to grow fresh tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, strawberries, runner beans and much more to provide delicious food for your table. • Discover which are the easiest vegetables and fruit to grow in your particular situation • Make the most of your containers and growbags • Find out about dwarf fruit varieties • Benefit from John's practical experience and his no-nonsense advice • Enjoy the taste of homegrown produce, free of chemical residues

Allotment Handbook by Simon Akeroyd

Title Allotment Handbook
Author Simon Akeroyd
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Release 2013-02-01
Category Gardening
Total Pages 259
ISBN 1409330532
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Now in PDF. The beginners' guide to growing fruit and veg Allotment Handbook has everything you need to leave the supermarket behind in favour of tastier and healthier home-grown fruit and veg. Avoid bland, pesticide-tainted produce flown in from the other side of the world and start growing your own with this reassuring guide, complete with a glossary of gardening terms and a picture gallery of common weeds. Allotment Handbook takes you through 10 steps to preparing your plot and teaches you need to know techniques such as sowing, plating, feeding, mulching, watering and weeding. Armed with the basics, you'll learn how to grow over 70 types of fruit and vegetable crops. You'll also find easy projects such as making a simple compost bin and planting a fruit tree and tips to attract wildlife along with simple, delicious ways to enjoy your produce. A handy troubleshooting section covers identifying and dealing with weeds, pests, and diseases. Whether you prefer to start small with a few herbs and veg staples or you are more ambitious and intend to feed your whole family all year round, Allotment Handbook will show you how.

Title The RHS Allotment Handbook
Author
Publisher Hachette UK
Release 2015-10-15
Category Gardening
Total Pages 224
ISBN 1784721506
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Written by the Royal Horticultural Society's foremost fruit and veg experts, RHS Allotment Handbook & Planner provides the lifestyle-changing advice that gardeners need for growing a year-round supply of healthy, edible crops for their garden. With RHS tried-and-tested varieties, this book covers what to grow, how and where to grow it. Exploring best practice growing advice, allotment life and its numerous benefits, this book also includes a month-by-month calendar of tasks to guide gardeners through the year.

Title A Little Course in Growing Veg Fruit
Author DK
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Release 2013-01-17
Category Gardening
Total Pages 195
ISBN 1409327299
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Now in PDF. Simply everything you need to know to learn something new; a practical and inspirational course in growing fruit & veg Ever wanted to learn how to grow fruit and veg but don't know where to begin? Take the first step with A Little Course in Growing Veg & Fruit, part of a new series of learning guides from DK where nothing is assumed and everything is explained. Learn at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home and garden. Each course follows the same structure; start simple and learn the basics, build on what you've learnt and then show off your new skills! A Little Course in Growing Veg & Fruit takes you from complete beginner to being able to complete 53 gardening projects. Start simple with salad in a windowbox and a herb hanging basket, build on your skills with a bean wigwam and an apple tree in a pot and show off by building a raised bed and growing asparagus. The step-by-step pictures show you what other courses only tell you and the practice projects keep you on the right track. A Little Course in Growing Veg & Fruit will help you learn your new skill in no time.