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The Half-hour Allotment

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Lia Leendertz
160 pages, col. Illustrations
The Half-hour Allotment
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  • The Half-hour Allotment ISBN: 9780711226050 Hardback May 2006 Out of Print #189385
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This practical and inspirational handbook is aimed at the new generation of gardeners who want to enjoy the taste and health benefits of growing their own food, but who have little time to spare. Expert advice and innovative techniques show you how to grow the right quantities of the fruit and vegetables you love, and enjoy the satisfactions of tending an allotment or vegetable garden without becoming a slave to your plot. Tested by fruit-grower Will Sibley and author Lia Leendertz on their own allotments, these methods will enable you to get the best results in half an hour per day, or even less. The book covers all aspects of allotmenteering and vegetable gardening, including the practicalities of obtaining and maintaining a site, choosing what to grow, designing the plot and advanced projects such as building paths and shelters. A section on harvesting, storing and cooking shows you what to do when your crop is ripe and ready.

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Lia Leendertz writes a column for the Saturday Guardian and is a regular contributor to The Garden magazine.

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Lia Leendertz
160 pages, col. Illustrations
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I would recommend this book to anyone who is tempted to take on an allotment, whether they are short of time to spend on it or not... good value for money and will be referred to again and again. Gardens Illustrated Full of ideas for how to cut down the time you need to spend on your plot while still aiming for top-class results. -- Pippa Greenwood Daily Mirror Easy to follow and eminently practical. BBC Countryfile

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