Minding My Peas and Cucumbers

Minding My Peas and Cucumbers: Quirky Tales of Allotment Life

Hardback Published on: 07/03/2011
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Synopsis

When Kay Sexton becomes the proud holder of an allotment, she hopes it will be her first foray towards self-sufficiency for her family. Instead, she finds herself in a strange and hostile world of arcane rules and regulations, and hosepipe standoffs. She finds her mud-caked Wellingtoned feet and successfully navigates her way through allotment-keeping: battling Biblical-scale pest invasions; learning the dark arts of the competitive vegetable grower; and practising ninja-like disappearing acts to avoid yet another free cucumber from a neighbouring gardener. Witty, well-observed and with mouth-watering recipes, this book is for anyone who dreams of a slice of the good life.

  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781849531351
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Weight: 320g
  • Dimensions: 203 x 139 x 21 mm

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