The Allotment Almanac

The Allotment Almanac

a month-by-month guide to getting the best from your allotment from much-loved Radio 2 gardener Terry Walton


The ultimate guide for all keen gardeners and allotmenteers - The Allotment Almanac by BBC Radio 2 gardener Terry Walton gives key advice on what to do each month, key crops, main tasks and top tips of varieties and is shot through with distilled hard-won experience. Entertaining and informative, you won't need anything else!

'The perfect companion for any allotmenteer, and with Terry Walton, you can't go wrong. His friendly advice will guide you each month, with exactly what you should do on your plot' -- English Garden

'This super little book... for all keen gardeners, especially allotmenteers, who will appreciate the tales but also get some useful tips' -- Kitchen Garden
'What a lovely little book. Takes you through month by month and really well illustrated. Really pleased with it' -- ***** Reader review
'The only companion you will need in the allotment' -- ***** Reader review
'A VERY good book, written from the heart, by a knowledgeable gardener' -- ***** Reader review
'A must-have for gardeners' -- ***** Reader review
'As you read this book you feel Terry at your side chatting to you as if on the plot together - a real joy' -- ***** Reader review
From a gardener who has been working on his allotment for over 50 years, this is a brilliant guide to organic vegetable growing and allotment life in general. Month-by-month BBC Radio 2 gardener Terry Walton give us invaluable advice on:

- things to do each month
- what to watch out for
- key crops for the month
- top variety tips

In addition to this, he peppers this with tales of life on his allotment, creating a charming and heart-warming guide.

Taking the gardening reader by the hand and leading them through the gardening year, Terry is the perfect companion, giving technical help, quick tips, reassurance, and plenty of entertainment along the way.

What are you waiting for?


  • A great month-by-month guide of what to do as a full-time, almost self-sufficient allotmenteer... full of tips to keep on growing
    Bunny Guinness, Sunday Telegraph

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