About Us

We are a friendly non-profit making society which is run, by unpaid volunteers, for the benefit of all our members. We aim to provide help, advice and competitive products to members.
Formed in around 1931, we hope to improve the quality of allotments, for the benefit of the local community throughout the whole district.

We operate an allotment shop which is open :-
every Saturday and Sunday 9.30am to 12.30pm until late October 2017.
Anyone over 18 years of age is eligible to join and new members are always welcome.
Annual membership Adults £3.00 Concessions £2.00 (due 1st January each year)

Please see price list below:-
Contact us via e-mail :- HaggLaneAllotments[at]hotmail.co.uk

Monday, 27 December 2010

Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our members are very happy New Year for 2011.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Free Wheelie Bins

We have a limited number of free wheelie bins, courtesy of the Allotments Office, which can be used as allotment waterbutts or storage.

Monday, 15 November 2010

New Products

£24.00 Large Paraffin Heaters (Parasene)
£15.00 Bubble Wrap Rolls 30m x 0.75cm
£39.50 Heavy Duty Wheelbarrows (Black)
£18.00 Weed Wand (Parasene)
£3.20 Levington Orchid Compost 10L

Sunday, 31 October 2010

Dig for Charity Seeds

One of our young Hagg Lane Allotment gardeners is raising money for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, Registered Charity No.1039885, by selling custom made ‘Dig for Charity’ seed packets. Each packet contains 5 different types of vegetable seed,(see below), in labelled foil sachets for ONLY £2.50 . We now have them in stock and available to buy from the hut.
Tomato (Gardeners Delight) ave 25 seeds, Spinach (Medania) ave. 100 seeds, Cabbage (Golden Acre) ave. 80 seeds, Lettuce Baby Leaf mix ave. 400 seeds, Carrot (Early Nantes) ave. 350 seeds. Please double click on image right.

Friday, 8 October 2010

Waiting List Update- Hagg Lane

We currently have 62 people on the waiting list for one of our plots.

Friday, 1 October 2010

Free Skip Mid October

Please contact the hut for further details.

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Seed Potatoes/Onions/Shallots/Garlic

We are now taking orders for the above at bargain prices. Please order early to avoid disappointment. Delivery expected around 23rd January 2011 weather permitting. 2011 membership required.

ONIONS
£0.90 Sturon Onion Sets 500g
£1.20 Red Baron Onion Sets 500g
SHALLOTS
£1.40 Golden Gourmet Shallots 500g *New for 2011*
GARLIC
£1.20 Vigor Spring Planting 125g (2 large bulbs) *New for 2011*
POTATOES (2.5Kg Bags)
First Earlies
£2.20 Arran Pilot
£2.20 Pentland Javelin *New for 2011*
£2.90 Epicure *New for 2011, Slug Resistant!*
£2.50 Rocket *New for 2011*
£2.50 Swift *New for 2011*
£2.50 Lady Christl
£2.50 International Kidney
£2.20 Red Duke Of York
Second Early
£2.20 Charlotte
£2.20 Nicola *New for 2011*
Maincrop
£2.20 Desirée
£2.20 King Edward
£2.50 Valor
£2.90 Pink Fir Apple
£2.50 Cara
£2.20 Maris Piper *New for 2011*

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Japanese Onions & Autumn Planting Garlic Have Arrived!

All the above will be available for collection from Sunday 29th August 2010 9.30am.

As from November 2010 we will be taking orders for potatoes, and spring planted onions, which should arrive late January 2011.
Please let us know if you would like us to stock any specific varieties of potatoes.

Friday, 6 August 2010

Surplus Produce Available

We have surplus produce which can be yours for a small donation to society funds. Currently available are runner beans, beetroot, cabbage, lettuce, onions, cucumber, tomatoes, courgette, potatoes, raspberries, spinich, Rhubarb etc.
Produce is fresh as it is harvested as and when required!

Update 13th Sept 2010 - Still available!

Sunday, 13 June 2010

Volunteers Wanted

Are you are feeling frustrated at not having an allotment on Hagg Lane? Why not help cultivate a small area of the Allotment Societies plot and meet fellow allotmenteers?
We are looking for committed volunteers who can spare an hour or so each weekend between 9.30am and 12.30pm. If interested please contact the hut. Free tea & coffee for all involved and a share of the produce!

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Horse Manure Delivery

There has been a free delivery of horse manure opposite the hut, which should you take some, needs to be left on your plot to decompose further.

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Japanese Onion Sets & Autumn Planting Garlic

We are now taking orders for the following:-

Radar Japanese Onion Sets 500g (80-100 bulbs)£x.xx
(Top performing, popular, overwintering variety. Producing excellent yields of mild tasting onions from late May. Particularly resistant to bolting and stores well until Autumn.)
Senshyu Japanese Onion Sets 500g (80-100 bulbs)£x.xx
(The original "Japanese overwintering Onion". Semi-flat and yellow with brown skin which mature late June)
Thermidrome Autumn Planting Garlic 125g (2 Large bulbs)£x.xx
(Commercially grown variety with soft neck producing large bulbs of good flavour)
*Delivery expected late August 2010. Please order early to avoid disappointment.*

Monday, 24 May 2010

Thanks

Many thanks to all those who donated or bought plants at our recent plant sale, the event was a fantastic success.
We still have a few plants left, including tomatoes, which will again be available this weekend.

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Surplus Plant Sale Weekend (9.30am - 1.00pm Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd May 2010)

We are holding a large surplus plant sale over the above weekend. Plants will be available for a small donation, and any proceeds raised will go towards the continuing hut renovation project.

The following list contains a selection of the fruit & vegatables plants which will be available:- Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Melons, Peppers, Chilli Peppers, Courgettes, Pumpkins, Butternut/Squashes, Lettuce, Runner Beans, Peas, Broad Beans, French Beans, Leeks, Cabbage, Kale,Sprouts, Cauliflower, Parsnip, Beetroot, Spinach, Fennel, Jerusalem Artichoke, Strawberry plants. Flowers include :-Lupins, Sweet Peas, Zinnia, Cosmos, Fuschia, Rudbeckia, Sunflowers etc. Rhubarb will also be available.

Should members wish to donate further surplus plants this would be most appreciated.
Please arrive early to pick up a bargain!

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

New Products (Grass Seed & 50m Pipe / Fixings)

We now stock a variety of new products including grass seed and 50m x 20mm garden pipe. The Pipe can be used to support netting/fleece/polythene over plants. Please see price list below.

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Growbags now in!

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Has anyone got any surplus plants?

The allotment society is trying to raise funds in order to renovate the hut/shop further. If you have any surplus plants, which we could ask a donation for, this would be greatly appreciated.

Seed potatoes & onion Sets

Hurry!, have only 8 bags of seed potatoes and 11 bags of onions left. Last updated Sunday 21st March 2010.

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Waiting List - Hagg Lane

We currently have a waiting list of 79 people for one of our 163 plots. The person at the top of the waiting list has been wanting a plot since June 2008, according to figures published as at 1st March 2010.

Sheffield has 3,335 allotment plots, of which 234 are vacant, with 2,289 people on the waiting list at present.

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Skip

We have arranged a free skip which will be available to all members from 7.00am on Monday 23rd March 2010 until lunchtime. It will be located next to the society hut. Any rubbish should be placed next to the green container from Saturday 21st March 2010 only. (We had hoped to place it elsewhere on site but cannot due to access problems)
Strictly no gas bottles, asbestos, tyres,oil,TV/computer monitors or burnable waste etc. OR THE SKIP WILL NOT BE TAKEN

Monday, 8 March 2010

Load of pebbles, NOW TAKEN

I am removing a load of pebbles from my garden to expand my borders for planting.
They range from approx 1-3cm in length, in various colours
Not sure about the weight but approx seven large terracotta pots and two large boxes full.
Available now to collect from Hillsborough. You will need to bring your own containers for transportation.

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Saturday, 30 January 2010

Potato & Onion Sets available for collection

The above will be available for collection from Sunday 31st January 2010.

Sunday, 10 January 2010

2010 Membership Subs

2010 annual membership subs are due from 1st January 2010, and remain at £2.50 for adults & £1.50 concessions.