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Eastcote Horticultural Society
Trading Hut

trading hut

The Trading Hut is open for members on presentation of a current membership card.
 
Where is the Trading Hut?
The Trading Hut is located on Southbourne Gardens, Eastcote between the Eastcote Community Centre and the Royal British Legion.
MAP of location
 
When is it open ?
Sundays from 11am - 12 noon in February, June, July & November.
Sundays from 10.30am - 12 noon in March, April, May, September & October.
Closed December, January & August.
 
What is on sale at the Trading Hut?
An extensive range of garden and horticultural products including fertilisers, composts, canes and gardening accessories. There are plant sales in April and May and vegetables and bulbs for sale when in season. There is free advice and support with your gardening worries at the Trading Hut each week.

News from the Trading Hut
 
Seed Potatoes:
Early CHARLOTTE Excellent flavour.
Early INTERNATIONAL KIDNEY Small, mild, and waxy. Also known as "Jersey Royals".
Main crop (red) DESIREE A tested variety on our type of soil.
Main crop (white) KESTREL An excellent eater with resistance to slugs.
Main crop PINK FIR APPLE Very knobbly, delicious flavour.
Come early as demand is expected to be heavy based on previous experience.
 
Onion Sets - excellent value for money.
Again our onion sets are:
STURON & RED BRAUNSCHWEIGER plus GOLDEN GOURMET SHALLOTS.
 
Lots of slug pellets in stock including a limited stock of organic pellets.
 
Wanted Hut Volunteers.
Rewards - good company plus 20% discount on most purchases plus honorary membership. Contact me if you can help out one Sunday in four for light sales work. Rota swaps can be arranged when needed. Please contact Alan Thomas on 020 8429 0901.
 
Remember to renew your Membership, it's still only £3.
PLEASE NOTE: All members are asked to produce their membership cards on entering the Trading Hut.

Would members please help out by passing on any spare, empty, clean plastic shopping bags for use at the Trading Hut.
 
Finally may I thank all volunteers who have helped at the hut for their support during the year.
Alan Thomas - Trading Secretary.

When do we hold Plant Sales ?
We have Plant Sales in the Summer and Autumn - on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Please refer to the Calendar of Events for details.
 
Surplus Plants - Members are invited to sell their plants at the Trading Hut on Sundays by arrangement with Alan Thomas. 10% commission is payable to the Society.
 
Who runs the Trading Hut?
This is run by volunteer members. If you would like to help one Sunday in four, you have the benefit of free membership plus 20% discount on most purchases. Please contact the Trading Secretary by email at eastcotehorticultural@yahoo.co.uk if you would like to volunteer.

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