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Green Guides


Allotment Gardening

A community spirit and the simple joy of eating your own produce are some of the rewards for the allotment gardener. This book provides what 'allotmenter' needs to know, from guiding your search and helping negotiate the application process, to planning, necessary equipment and the best cultivation methods.
ISBN: 9781847866967
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Beautiful Borders

Shows you how to create borders that burst with colour and variety, with depth, structure, staying power and adaptability. Covers design, conditions and aspect, choosing your plants, preparing, growing and maintaining. Written in a clear, accessible style, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
ISBN: 9780857753885
Series: Green Guides
45,000 words - 300 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Compost

Compositing is one of the easiest ways you can prevent rubbish from going to landfill, return nutrients to the soil and treat your gardens. This book discusses why we should compost and explains in practical terms how to make and what to do with compost. It includes types of compost bins, what you can and can't compost and composting techniques.
ISBN: 9781847865311
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Crops in Pots

Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? This title discusses how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of tips on how to be successful on a shoestring.
ISBN: 9781847867193
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Cycling

Takes you through the green benefits of bike riding, offering the information you need to know to get pedalling: how to choose your bike - with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; and, care and maintenance.
ISBN: 9780857750969
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Grow Your Own Vegetables

Opening with the persuasive case for growing your own vegetables - from reducing your carbon footprint to improving your health and bank balance - this book goes on to present concise instructions on how to cultivate a successful and satisfying vegetable garden, ending with a comprehensive directory of vegetables.
ISBN: 9781847866950
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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Running

Covers all the reasons to run, the types of running, who can take part, getting started, where to run, how to keep safe, nutrition, gadgets, good techniques and how to keep that motivation! It includes a variety of sample running plans for different age groups, levels and goals. With clear and accessible text, and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9780857753892
Series: Green Guides
45,000 words - 300 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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What To Do When In Your Garden

The secret to creating a glorious, productive garden is year-round love and attention. Keeping track of what to do when is no simple task, but this book helps you plan your year. It gives you seasonal lists of jobs to do, which plants to plant and plenty of advice and handy hints on how to improve your garden.
ISBN: 9780857752611
Series: Green Guides
45,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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