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The Royal Horticultural Society is a UK charity established to share the best in gardening. Their work is driven by a love of plants and the belief that garden and gerdeners make the world a better place.
The Royal Horticutual Society
The RHS website has a near endless supply of hints, tips and advice for gardeners of all levels, no matter whether you have a small home harden, allotment or a palatial estate...
Some of the links here may be more related to gardens, but the basic principals of horticulture apply just as mch to allotments as to home gardens.
A Beginner's Guide to Gardening
Simple advice on some of the basic skills needed to set up and maintain any kind of growing space, from sowing seeds to how to deal with slugs.
Basic step-by-step advice on how to obtain an alotment, get it ready for cultivation and make the most out your time as an allotment holder.
Grow Your Own Fruit & Veg
Nothing beats the taste and satisfaction of growing, harvesting and eating your own fruit and vegetables...
A beginners guide to crop rotation, the benefits of three or four year plans and its role in the control of pests and diseases.
Would I Benefit from Raised Beds?
Planting fruit and veg in rasied beds has a wide range of benefits, from improved drainage, different soil types and easier access.
Weeds grow just as well in allotments as veggies do. The RHS offers advice on how to cope with a variety of problems.
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