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A revised, expanded and illustration edition of Penelope Bennett's popular guide to growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in a tiny space.
In a space that measures only 5 x 2.5m (16 x 8 ft), outside her kitchen window, high up on a London rooftop, Penelope Bennett cultivates a garden that includes artichokes, beans, peas, tomatoes, peppers, alpine strawberries, raspberries, herbs (and saffron), 31 kinds of potato and six different fruit trees. With Window-box Allotment as your guide you can make your outdoor space, however tiny, equally prolific. And as you learn how to do it you will be endlessly entertained.
'Those who feel you need green fingers to grow vegetables should read Penelope Bennett's inspirational book.' Patti Barron, Evening Standard
'Penelope Bennett is a true urban gardener and an inspiration to anyone with the tiniest of roof terraces or balconies.' Elspeth Thompson, Sunday Telegraph
'Totally original but never fey, thoroughly practical and great fun . . . for beginners and old hands alike. Demystifies and encourages.' Jane Gardam
'Written in a charming, individual, humorous voice.' Sybille Bedford
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With clear and practical instructions, this essential guide to small-scale organic gardening is a book for the true urban gardener, and an inspiration to anyone with the tiniest balcony or even just a window-box.About the Author:
Penelope Bennett is a writer who has no formal training as a gardener but has acquired her considerable skills through trial and error. Her work has appeared in newspapers and magazines. Her novella of short stories, Endangered Happiness, was nominated for the David Higham Prize for Fiction. Town Parrot, a children's book, was published by Walker Books. Penelope lives in London. Clive Boursnell is a renowned photographer of architecture, gardens, landscapes and, above all, people. He turned to photography as the culmination of a career which included classical ballet and working as a woodsman, a farmhand, a miner and prospector, and a mountaineer.
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