My Cool - my cool allotment: an inspirational guide to stylish allotments and community gardens (My Cool)

By Lia Leendertz

The 5th in the series, my cool allotment covers gorgeous allotments and community gardens. From the historic Edgbaston Guinea Gardens in Birmingham, the hortillonages or floating gardens in Amiens to rooftop gardens in New York City, the book is an inspiration for anybody who already has a vegetable patch, kitchen garden or allotment.

An allotment is one of the best – and cheapest ways – of getting hold of valuable gardening space to grow your own produce, along with being sociable places, great for meeting like-minded people. This stylish book is the fifth title in the highly successful my cool series and is packed with gorgeous photography and plenty of planting advice. The book takes a peak at allotments and community gardens from all walks of life: from the historic Edgbaston Guinea Gardens in Birmingham, the hortillonnages or floating gardens in Amiens to an artist’s rooftop garden in Brussels. Themes include Historic, A Feast of Flowers, Community, Growing inside the Box, Edible Jungle, Food from Home, By Water, Fruit and a Quick Getaway.