Allotment gardening is becoming increasingly popular as people discover that growing their own organic vegetables, fruits and herbs is an attractive and achievable option. This book is crammed with practical information on every aspect of growing produce on an allotment.Stable manure is easy to handle, it is high in nitrogen, and it is more fibrous and richer than, say, cow manure. ... THE ACID-ALKALINE BALANCE Soils never stay still in their acid- alkaline balance. ... You can test the balance, and you can hold the acidity levels by spreading lime, but it is always best to grow plants that are known to thrive in your particular ... The thinking is that, while these artificial nutrients are fine in the short term, they do long-term damage to the structure of the soil.
|Title||:||The Allotment Specialist|
|Publisher||:||New Holland Publishers - 2007-02-01|