Suggested Reading

In no particular order, there are many, many books covering the subject of allotments and allotment growing, so if you need a little extra help and a spot of nighttime reading please find below a sample of some of the many titles still available:

The Ruth Stout No-Work Garden Book 1971 (for those of you that thought a no dig policy was something new!)

Allotment Month by Month: How to Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg 2009 by Alan Buckingham

Allotment Handbook 2013 by DK

The Allotment Cookbook 2016 by Pete Lawrence

The RHS Allotment Handbook: The Expert Guide for Every Fruit and Veg Grower (Royal Horticultural Society Handbooks) 2015 by Mitchell Beazley and The Royal Horticultural Society

Allotment Gardening For Dummies 2010 by Sven Wombwell

Allotments (Britain’s Heritage Series) 2017 by Twigs Way

The Essential Allotment Guide: How to Get the Best out of Your Plot 2009 by John Harrison

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Allotment Gardening 2012 by Alan Titchmarsh

The Little Book of Allotment Tips (Little Books of Tips) 2012 by William Fortt

RHS Allotment Journal: The expert guide to a productive plot 2010 by Geoff Hodge

Allotment Month By Month by DK

My Cool Allotment: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Allotments and Community Gardens 2013 by Lia Leendertz

Allotment Manual (Haynes): The Complete Step-by-step Guide1 Mar 2012 by Paul Peacock

3 Year Allotment Planner and Record Keeper by Love2Learn Allotmenting

The Allotment Book 2008 by Andi Clevely

The Allotment Almanac 2013 by Terry Walton

The Allotment Cooks: A-Z Recipe Book 2016 by Jayne Hickling

The Allotment Planner: More than 200 Ways to Enjoy your Plot Month by Month 2013 by Matthew Appleby and Alys Fowler

The Allotment Book 2006 by Andi Clevely

The Allotment Book: Seasonal Planner and Cookbook 2008 by Andi Clevely

A Year in the Life of an allotment by David Haigh

RHS Half Hour Allotment: Extraordinary crops from every day efforts 2015 by Royal Horticultural Society and Lia Leendertz

The Allotment! 2015 by Jethro Le’ Roy

Allotments 2009 by Andrew Buurman

The Allotment Diaries: A Year of Potting, Plotting and Feasting 2013 by Kay Sexton

Allotments 1991 by R.P. Lister and Miriam Macgregor

The Practical Step-By-Step Book of Allotment Gardening 2014 by Christine Lavelle and Michael Lavelle

Free stuff for your allotment: Where to find everything you need for your allotment for free or nearly free 2015 by Di Drinkwater

The Half-hour Allotment: Extraordinary Crops from Every Day Efforts (Royal Horticultural Society) 2006 by Lia Leendertz

Joe’s Allotment: Planning and planting a productive plot 2009 by Joe Swift

Allotments (National Trust Home & Garden) 2009 by Jane Eastoe

The Allotment Source Book 2010 by Caroline Foley

Down to Earth: Gardening Wisdom 2017 by Monty Don

Growing Winter Vegetables: What you can grow to eat during the winter months and what you can do on your allotment in Autumn and Winter. 2015 by Di Drinkwater

The Allotment Handbook 2004 by Caroline Foley

Allotment and Garden Guide: A Monthly Guide to Better Wartime Gardening 2009 by Twigs Way

Vegetable Growing Month-by-Month: The down-to-earth guide that takes you through the vegetable year 2009 by John Harrison

Allotment Gardening 1979 by Kevin De Choisy

Food From Your Garden & Allotment 2009 by Readers Digest