Buying Guide

This is our guide to places to buy everything you need for your allotment.

Framfield Allotments Association earns commission from the websites marked with a sunflower 🌻 below, but only if you access them via this page. Try to remember to do this whenever you order – it doesn’t cost you anything and helps us a lot.

Allotment trading huts

Some local allotments sites have their own trading huts:
Ascott: between 50 and 52 Ranleagh Road, Ealing W5 (Saturdays 2-4pm, Sundays 10am-12pm).
Pitshanger: Pitshanger Park, Perivale Gardens, Ealing W5 (opening hours not known).

To use any of these trading huts you have to be a member of the Ealing and Hanwell Allotment Society – Β£2 per annum (payable at the hut).

Garden centres

Wyvale Garden Centres – Osterley (Windmill Lane) and Syon Park
Ducks Hill Garden Centre – Ruislip Common (Ducks Hill Road)

Other stores with garden sections

🌻 B&Q – Yeading (A312), Park Royal (A40), Chiswick (A4/A406)
🌻 Wilkinson – West Ealing (Uxbridge Road)
Homebase – Brentford (A4), Hayes (A312/Uxbridge Road), East Acton (A40)

Mail order seeds and plants

There are lots of companies out there! The following are just some that you could try:

🌻 Thompson & Morgan – 0844 248 5383
🌻 Suttons Seeds – 0844 922 2899
🌻 Unwins Seeds & Plants – 01480 443395
Seeds of Italy – 020 8427 5020
The Real Seeds Catalogue – 01239 821107
The Organic Gardening Catalogue – 0845 130 1304
Marshalls –- 01480 443390
Ken Muir – 01255 830181 – fruit specialist
Buckingham Nurseries – 01280 822133
Blackmoor Fruit Nursery – 01420 473576
Herbal Haven – 07850 967690 – herb specialist, has a stall at the Ealing Festival
Vegetable Seeds.net – get a 10% discount if you let them know you’re with us

Mail order tools, equipment and books

Some of the suppliers above also sell tools and equipment. Here are some other options:

🌻 Evengreener – 0845 658 5588 – water butts and compost bins
🌻 Ferndale Lodge – 0844 314 0043 – garden equipment, sister company of Suttons Seeds
Get Digging – 01263 837278 – a useful range of tools you won’t find in B & Q
My Allotment Plot – 01733 371082 – a good range of tools and advice on what types to buy
D&V Fuels – 01978 844504 – a range of cheap recycled water butts
🌻 New Holland Publishers – 020 7724 7773 – publish a variety of useful books about allotment gardening
Mower Magic – 01522 690005 – great for spare parts for streamers, mowers, etc.