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- noun UK, informal a person who grows crops in an
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Cleve, well known as an allotmenteer and never happier than when outdoors among his vegetables, rates parsnips highly for their decorative habit and yellow umbels of flower.
As an allotmenteer I think it would be fair of the water company to let us fill our water butts up with the hosepipe.
For most of us, it's a mundane yet symbolic act: that little pot of seedlings in damp soil on the windowsill tells the world that you're part of the grow-your-own movement, a locavore, a mini-allotmenteer, even if your two sprigs of parsley don't stretch to many meals.
This is a book written from personal experience aimed at the beginner allotmenteer.
In fact it leaves the way clear to get the novice allotmenteer thoroughly started - from getting the right plot, cultivating it, right through to the final, satisfying harvest.
NAH’s aunt is a ex-allotmenteer, a cat lover and lives in Dorset, so you can guess which posts would be steered in her direction!
I used to have an allotment in Ely (my favourite was fresh salad leaves, raw grated courgettes, spring onions and cucumber, ALL grown these little hands (and Jack's, a professional allotmenteer who had 'adopted' me, probably out of pity ...).