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There's a Revolution brewing in the garden..

Advantages: Covers a wide range of crops, good level of information on each, well illustrated
Disadvantages: Choice of crops favours those used in Asian, and to a lesser extent "Tex-mex" cuisine

I hope to grow the majority of my own fruit and vegetables one day, and the fact I also work as a garden trainee means I always have a keen interest in learning more about growing edibles. I have acquired a number of books about the subject over the last ...

ryeb 02.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of James Wong's Homegrown Revolution - James Wong

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How to make black gold in your garden

Advantages: Covers more areas and types of composting than other titles, good troubleshooting advice
Disadvantages: If you already have a bin, extensive info on choosing system may be irrelevant

I work part time as a gardening trainee, and my head gardener calls compost "black gold". Some people call making it an art, which is perhaps going too far for what is essentially creatively mixing rotting things together, but it shows the importance gar ...

ryeb 10.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How To Make And Use Composte The Ultimate Guide - Nicky Scott

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Learn Allot Grow Allot

Advantages: Clear concise advice and easy to follow
Disadvantages: None for me

~~ Allotment – Month by Month ~~ I have the most vivid and wonderful childhood memories where I would help my Dad in the garden where he would be working hard with planting and harvesting our family’s ve ...

Alyson29 21.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Allotment Month by Month - Alan Buckingham

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Allotment Month by Month - will my backyard count instead?

Advantages: Very useful, good size, invaluable resource to take camping, walking, on holiday etc
Disadvantages: Some people refuse to grow food and instead have marigolds and petunias. Boring

... Introduction: Continuing my one man protest against the amount of beauty care product reviews on here, please find below my thoughts on a book which has proved invaluable for me in my garden – Allotment Month by Month. However, to keep the Soap ...

StewwyB 26.12.2014 · Read full review
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More veg anyone?

Advantages: Easy to follow, not overwhelming
Disadvantages: None, it is a super book!

Growing our own vegetables has always been an ambition of ours but the outside space that we used to have never allowed us to produce anything more than a plate of salad, however, when we moved house a while back we finally had the space t ...

chilcott1 28.01.2012 · Read full review
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