The Horticultural Channel

Practical down-to-earth gardening advice for the amateur gardener and allotment plot holder

Meet the Author: Of Cabbages and Kings (The History of Allotments) by Caroline Foley
This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day. Will include the effects of the Napoleonic Wars, the Corn Laws, the Diggers, the role of allotments in both World Wars and the present-day... Read more
The Cut Flower Patch by Louise Curley
Best read in a cosy chair in the depths of winter, “The Cut Flower Patch” by Louise Curley is a feast for the eye. Given my own tentative plans to start a cut flower patch next year, I was pleased to learn what she had to say. Curley’s aim... Read more