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 Alexandra Palace and Shepherds Hill Allotments

Trading Sheds 

The Trading Sheds sell a selection of horticultural supplies and seed at competitive prices; profits support CHADAHS activities such as the annual show and outings

Horticultural supplies are delivered three times a year (Feb, April, June). Pre paid individual orders for particular items from our main supplier can be arranged; a product list is available in each shed.

Please contact Lynn Malloy, Trading Manager for Shepards Hill (plot75b) or Peter Campbell for Alexandra Palace site if you wish to place an order to coordinate with one of the three deliveries.

Annual membership of CHADAHS is £2.00 due at the beginning of each year

Prices do change through out the year (up and down) and will be amended as necessary  

All enquiries to Lynn Malloy, Trading Manager

CHADAHS Trading Sheds

Alexandra Palace and Shepherds Hill Allotments

Price List 

 

Composts and Compost Ingredients

Clover Wonder Grow Compost 70L

£5.60

 

Multi purpose, reduced peat content

Organic

New Horizon

Multipurpose compost

50L

 

£5.15

 

Peat free. Made from recycled material of UK origin                                                                        Organic

Clover Multipurpose

compost 75L

 

£5.30

Contains peat

Grow-bags

£2.70

A complete growing medium

John Innes composts; seed and cutting,

1, 2 & 3

 

£4.00

 

Loam (soil) based, plus peat & nutrients.
’Seed and Cutting’ for sowing seed, pricking out seedlings, rooting cuttings

No. 1 for pricking out seedlings and rooted cuttings

No. 2 for potting on young plants
No. 3 for final re-potting of mature plants

 

4 mm Horticultural Grit

£6.25/ 22k

25p/500g

 

Fine potting grit

£5.55/ 22kg

20p/500g

 

Sharp Sand

£4.75 22kg

15p/500g

 

Vermiculite

5L

 

£2.50

 

Use as for perlite above, plus use in propagation as a seed covering, particularly seeds which require light to germinate

Fertilisers and Soil Improvers

N=nitrogen, P=phosphorus, K=potassium, Ca=calcium

Bonemeal

40p/500g

Slow release phosphate fertiliser. NPK 3:5:20 Promotes root growth.

Calcified seaweed

 

55p/500g

Very slow release Ca, some magnesium, many trace minerals. Beneficial to cabbages and other brassicas. Use in wormeries and compost heaps to correct high acidity

Fish, blood & bone meal

35p/500g

Slow release spring fertiliser which should not cause root ‘burn’. NPK 5:5:6.5

Growmore

50p/500g

General purpose fertiliser, economical, plated. NPK 7:7:7

Groworganic

 

£7.60/40L

Composted and heat treated poultry litter; includes wood shavings. A concentrated, fibrous, weed free fertiliser that also conditions the soil and breaks down clay. NPK 5.5:3.5:3

Certified by Organic Farmers & Growers

Blended Stable Manure 40L

£3.95

 

Gypsum

 

60p/500g

Provides Calcium without raising pH. Excellent conditioner for heavy clay soils making the soil easier to work. Apply at 250 – 500g per sq metre

Hoof and Horn

65p/500g

Slow release Nitrogen fertiliser. NPK 12:0:0

Garden Lime

15p/500g

Neutralises excess acidity in the soil. Helps break up clay soils and is good for the cabbage family

Maxicrop

Original Seaweed Extract568ml/1 pint

 

£2.75

Liquid seaweed extract supplying minerals and trace elements that stimulate growth. Good for vegetables and flowers.  

Soil Association Approved

Nitrochalk

 

50p/500g

Ammonium nitrate plus lime. Provides Nitrogen while avoiding the acidity that can be caused by sulphate of ammonia, and no effect on earthworms. Top dress at 70g per sq m avoiding direct contact with plant leaves

Epsom Salts

10% Magnesium Sulphate

40p/500g

Use to correct magnesium deficiency in the soil. Can be used as a foliar feed

Potato fertiliser

45p/500g

Special purpose fertiliser for potatoes    NPK 6:10:10

Sulphate of ammonia

35p/500g

High N for good leaf production. Quick acting but lasts only 6-8 weeks. Can cause acidity and reduce earthworms. Use during growing season NPK 21:0:0

Sulphate of potash

90p/500g

Potassium for fruit and flower production. Quick acting but lasts only 6-8 weeks. NPK 0:0:48

Super phosphate

50p/500g

High P and gives good root formation, but can cause acidity and reduce earthworms.

Tomato fertiliser 1L Maxicrop plus

£6.65

 

Seaweed based feed for tomatoes & prolific flowers, hanging baskets and containers

Miscellaneous

Canes 4, 5, 6, 8 foot

22p, 23p, 28p, 40p

 

Cane caps per 10

£1.00

 

Compost activator

30p/500g

A powder of bacteria and nutrients which helps the compost heap to rot down

Draper tying wire 50m

£2.10

Plastic coated wire

Enviromesh 2.10m wide

 

£2.30/per metre

Excellent, non chemical insect control against carrot root fly, cabbage root fly, leek moth, Allium leaf miner.

Fleece; 17g & 2m wide

35p/per metre

Permeable to light and water, creating a micro climate which is ideal for early growth.

Ground cover 1m wide

75p/per metre

UV life expectancy 5 years. Excellent water permeability. Use as a weed barrier.

Flexiballs

£5.50/per pack

Use to join canes to build a frame to support protective enviromesh/netting/fleece.   

3 ply natural Jute twine

£1.55

 

Gloves;  Rigger style

£3.45

Heavy weight

Gloves; Briers all rounder

£3.45

 

Netting for peas & beans

6mx4m

£4.20

Support for climbers

Netting, black, 4 metres wide

£2.00m

 

Protects crops from birds. Commercial quality, very long-lasting and resistant to sunlight.

Plant labels

15p/10

Plastic, re-usable

Watering can

 

£5.00

10 litre, green

Tubtrugs

14L 3.65

26L 5.30

38L 6.70

100% recycled Tubtrugs® super-heavy-duty and will last a lifetime if cared for. Frost and UV proof

Strimmer line

£3.25

20m

Green. 2.00mm. For light weight petrol (s)trimmers

Straw Bale

      £4.50/bale     £1.30/quarter bale (available in May)

Pest & disease treatments

Agralan Citrox 500ml

£5.60

Use to disinfect greenhouses, tools, pots, staging

Jeyes fluid 30ml

£4.25

For general disinfectant use only; not as an insecticide

Slug Pellets. Growing Success Advanced 575g

£5.15

 

Slug killer

Organic approved

 ‘Slug Gone’ IL

£2.95

An irritant to slugs, absorbs moisture from the slug’s foot. Also helps to protect against cabbage root fly

Organic

Codling moth trap

 

£7.10

Apple maggot control. Pheromone trap catches male moths, thereby reducing egg laying. Protects up to 5 trees. Put up as trees come into blossom

Codling moth trap refills

£4.60

Allows the use of the trap for another season

Bordeaux Mixture

£3.90

 

Controls leaf mould, potato blight, rust & canker

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