This book is full of practical information and tips on all aspectsof allotment gardening. Beginning with the basics, the book gives advice on planning and laying out a new plot, improving the soil and sowing from seed. A comprehensive directory of vegetables, herbs and fruit gives invaluable information on which varieties to plant and their cultivation, while a chapter on pests and diseases gives advice on protecting plants without using chemicals.... USING CLOCHES ac OTHER PROTECTION METHODS Plastic bottles Polytunnels Horticultural fleece Plastic sheeting and a ... Air-flow is important to avoid a build-up of pests and diseases, so leave the door and vents open as much as theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Practical Allotment Gardening|
|Publisher||:||New Holland Publishers - 2008-03-01|