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Allotment eBooks

Allotment eBooks

The rapid growth in interest in allotments in the last few years along with advances in technology has meant the plot holder can read about pests and diseases or check the weather using an electronic device on the plot. We have collected together some of the best allotment eBooks by a wide variety of writers offering design, management, planting and pest advice. We provide a link through to Amazon so you can read reviews and purchase with quick delivery.

If you have a favourite eBook, lets us know and we will include it here for others enjoy it.

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Why not read your allotment book down on the allotment on your favorite device.

We have chosen a range of ebooks that we think are useful for allotment holders.

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John Harrison shows how to improve your chances of getting an allotment and move up the waiting list. In this all-encompassing guide, he also advises on clearing an allotment, planning what to grow and how, building compost bins, using raised beds – plus detailed instructions on growing the best vegetables and fruit

An amusing tale of one man and his allotment, a wise and witty account of the author´s cultivation of his London allotment, together with a light sprinkling of the history of allotments. The tales of his fellow allotmenteers, the one liners,the advice that we get from the experienced,how to bodge this and that. The book is fun from start to finish.

As the title suggests - down to earth guide. The information goes further than the usual veg books, rather than the usual colour photos of tools, veg etc, its crammed with tips and advice that are usually passed down from generations.


Allotment Gardening For Dummies 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!

Everything from digging the first trench to harvesting and storing the fruits of your labours. John Harrison has found a way to make a gardening book interesting and understandable for everyone. Clear diagrams and drawings, advice on what plants to use in which soil and how to prevent birds and slugs getting there before you do.
An excellent book for gardeners old and young, male and female, experienced and novices.

Terry Walton has kept an allotment in the Rhondda Valley in South Wales for over fifty years. In 2006, after half a decade of happy gardening, Terry´s allotment was adopted by the Jeremy Vine Show and he became an unlikely media star. In this absorbing and entertaining memoir, Terry documents how the valley has changed over the years, his own conversion to organic gardening, and the colourful characters he meets; insterspersing his anecdotes with topical tips, family recipes and quirky line drawings. "My Life on a Hillside Allotment" is the perfect read for gardeners, allotmenteers and anyone who loves the great outdoors.

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