- are you keen to get an allotment, but don't know where to start? - would you like help to successfully grow your own produce? - are you thinking about keeping livestock on your allotment? "teach yourself Allotment Gardening" is a new guide from the UK's leading Allotment Society, designed specifically for all those new to allotments. It will take you step-by-step through the joys of allotment gardening, right from the very first stages of finding an allotment through to keeping livestock. It is designed for both beginners and those with some experience, and has plenty of information for those who wish to involve their children and family members in their new pursuit. With a complete guide to the tools needed, the ideal crops to grow, the soil conditions, troubleshooting and plenty of legal advice, it is the most complete guide available from the country's most experienced and trusted source of allotment wisdom.
Geoff Stokes is the General Secretary of the NSALG. Representing allotments and gardens nationwide, the NSALG provides membership to societies and gardeners. One of the most frequently cited organizations by the national media, it publishes a quarterly newsletter and provides advice and support to the public, and consultation/feedback to local/national government. It has close links with major gardening publications and retailers