Everything you need to know about cultivating fruit and vegetables, from clearing and planning to planting, growing and harvesting, with plant directories and a seasonal calendar. Michael and Christine Lavelle guide readers through every step of starting an allotment, from applying and early planning to planting and harvesting. It includes information on tools, equipment and soil management, what to grow where, crop rotation and more. Michael Lavelle is a committed environmentalist and a firm believer that nature provides the best model for any garden design. He currently works as a senior lecturer in landscape management at Writtle College in Chelmsford.
- 256 pages