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An interesting site about allotments – well worth a visit.




Suppliers of a wide range of mesh garden fencing and netting

For 10% on all orders apply discount code 'saundersallotment10' at the check-out.




Free gardening and tree surgery quotes for Hampshire residents. 




Online retailer of aluminium and wooden greenhouses, shipped all over the UK and Europe;

 A national greenhouse installation service is available.



Green Plant Swop

Is a completely free platform for gardeners to buy, sell and swap plants with each other.  The original idea came from the fact that so many of us cut our plants back and throw the cuttings away - what a waste, when these could so easily be grown into new plants and given a welcoming home.




Grow2eat.com is a new discount directory which brings all of your favourite horticultural retailers together and provides you with the opportunity to save money on poly tunnels, gardening tools, compost, poultry goods, seeds... well pretty much anything gardening related really!





A friendly site in Poole Dorset.




 Professional and affordable garden designs carried out by post and online



Centaur Tree Services

Arboricultural, gardening or landscaping 

(AA approved contractors in Oxfordshire)





A guide to gardening indoor and outdoor

This is a relatively new web site still developing.




 A blog about growing your own vegetables in the garden



  Matron's Blog 'Down on the allotment' at Hillingdon in London. Lovely photos regularly updated.




Walsall Road Allotments


 Visit these superb allotments in Walsall, Birmingham. See how the plot holders have developed their site with hard work and community spirit. Also featured on Gardeners World.




The Kitchen Garden Magazine website.

Has lots of tips and helpful advice from visitors interactive Forum. A site not to be missed if you are a veggie and fruit grower.



 The Grow your Own Magazine website.

Very similar to The Kitchen Garden.

Excellent Forum. Well worth visiting.









Eastney & Milton Allotment Holders Association


 A new web site in Hampshire.

Meet some of the plot holders on the site. Enjoy photos of their Fruit and Veg Show together with lots of local information and their interesting Newsletters.

Well worth visiting.



  Finest Quality British Apples at Farm Shop prices - Tullens Fruit Farm
English apples, organic lamb and apple juice at Farm Shop in Sussex




Jalving B.V

 (Potato Breeders & Developers)

'Blue Moon' is the potato I trialed in 2006




 LBS has been established in the UK horticultural industry for over 30 years and has launched a new e-commerce website, which is directed at the retail market, selling a wide range of gardening related products from pots & trays to fabrics & netting to polytunnels to seasonal sundries etc., to customers all over the UK.

There is also a month by month guide to what you should be doing in the garden.




 A very good gardening site, easy to navigate, Lots of useful plant advice, Q & A page, All your gardening supplies and much, much more. Well worth a visit.


British Potato Council


 If you are interested in potatoes, this site is well worth a visit. Lots of information and recipes.




 A lively site similar to the Kitchen Garden but with much more interactive member participation.


National Vegetable Society


 NVS is the premier organisation in the United Kingdom for gardeners who are interested in growing vegetables.


 'The Gardeners Almanac'


 A very informative web site for the new and not-so- new gardeners alike. Fruit, vegetables, flowers etc. A site not to be missed.


 The Tomato Zone


 A fun learning site all about tomatoes with activities to introduce children to key scientific concepts. Quizzes with education content. Produced by the British Tomato Growers Assoc.



 Everything you need to know about Bramley Apples. Recipes, events, trade, children’s page etc. A very interesting, educational and fun site. Delicious recipes.




 An allotment plot holders guide in 1945. This fascinating site will keep you interested for hours.


The Real Seed Catalogue from 'Vidaverde' 


 For a good selection of unusual vegetable seeds which have been selected for the small home or allotment grower, including old-fashioned varieties as well as other less well known species.


The ‘ Potato Farm'


 An interesting insight into the potato varieties sold in America.

Lots of information on how to plant etc. for the home

gardener as well as the commercial grower.











'Urban Food Garden'



 Information and helpful hints on how to grow food in urban backyards. The region is South Eastern Australia. The garden is in the city of Ballarat.

Very similar to our allotments - Lots of useful information from down-under.





 Gardening tips and advice, a plant image gallery, message forum, links directory, plus lots of information about the physical side of the project and how you can get involved.

Try the 'Gardening Pages' for useful tips, advice and images.


'Garden Xtras' 


 Garden Xtras are a supplier of garden furniture, arches, obelisks, hanging baskets, pot holders, planters, lanterns, supamoss, candles, barrels, willow, bird feeders, boot scrapers and Christmas tree stands. Garden Xtras are based at the Lancing Industrial Estate, Lancing, West Sussex.


 Your local Hampshire directory


A large directory of resources for Hampshire residents and visitors


Van Meuwen online garden plants and bulbs.


U.K. online garden plant and bulb specialist, with wide
selection of quality plants, flowers, bulbs, trees and shrubs, plus planting and growing information.


'The Gardening Web site'


  The UK's number 1 directory for all things gardening, from garden centres to designers, plants and nurseries, tools and furniture its all on the gardening website!




 A very useful site all about seeds. Learn how to identify weeds and how to control and eradicate them.




 An interactive Forum with lots of lively debate. A must for all allotment gardeners.



 The Garden Links Directory brings you hundreds of categorised links to UK gardening and gardens online. Find garden links for gardening advice, garden products, UK gardens to visit etc.





'Allotment Growing'


 Allotment diaries, photographs, advice about growing vegetables, fruits and herbs with a forum for chatting on the plot.




 Local website.

All you need to know about Gosport.

(Now with a new editor - under construction)



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I have tried to ensure that all of the above site links are operable and are of interest to fellow gardeners.

If you find any broken links or anything offensive please contact me at:-


If you have a web site that would be of interest and would like to swop links I would be pleased to hear from you.

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