Allotment Associations & Horticultural Groups in Harrow, Middlesex


Affiliated Horticultural Societies, Schools, and Organisations

Friends & Associates

 


Belmont Horticultural Society history info & map

For the "old fashioned" personal touch
- Join us -

YOUR GARDEN IS A VALUABLE ASSET - WHY NOT USE IT?

Trading hut is on the Weston Drive allotment site between 23/25 Weston Drive, Stanmore

Flower, Vegetable and Craft Shows twice a year.

Opening times: Sunday mornings 10 to 12 noon
Annual membership: 1.50 standard, Senior Citizens 1
Contact: Hon. Secretary: Mrs S Hazell: 020 8424 2098


Bentley Old Vicarage Nature Reserve

Bentley Old Vicarage Nature Reserve is a small woodland site north of the Uxbridge Road in Harrow Weald. Together with the churchyard of All Saints' Church to its immediate south it forms a quiet oasis off this busy road.

Bentley Old Vicarage needs volunteers. If you would like to help, whether at one of our working parties or as part of the warden team, contact the chairman on 020 8954 3180 or Harrow Nature Conservation Forum at admin@harrowncf.org

Contacts Warden: James Mercer email: jamesjmercer@mac.com
Chairman: Betty Brown: 020 8954 3180
Secretary: Jane Skelly: 020 8863 9714 email: jvskelly@yahoo.com

Website: harrowncf.org/BOV_home.html

How to find the reserve
The reserve is at the rear of All Saint's Church, Uxbridge Road, Harrow Weald. The 340 and H12 buses run along the Uxbridge Road, while the 258 and 182 pass very close. There is no dedicated car park but parking is possible in local streets.


Friends of Roxbourne Park

We are a group of people who regularly use Roxbourne Park, Cannon Lane, Harrow. We want to help Harrow Council to maintain and improve park facilities.

The Friends were started on 30 September 2015

Roxbourne Park is located between Rayners Lane and Eastcote with entrances from High Worple, Cannon Lane, Field End Road and Woodlands Avenue.
Car parking is available at the Cannon Lane entrance.

The park provides 26 hectares of open space including football and cricket facilities. The adjoining Roxbourne Rough Nature Reserve is visited by wildlife including Herons and Green Woodpeckers.

A miniature railway is located at the Field End Road side of the park, and children enjoy train rides on it on Sunday afternoons during the summer .

Contact: 07717 648991

Website: friendsofroxbourne.wixsite.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FriendsofRoxbournePark


Hatch End Horticultural Society

The Society provides local people with the opportunity to share their enthusiasm for, and learn more about, flower, fruit and vegetable growing and welcomes expert and novice gardeners alike.

Membership: Family membership £4.00 (£6.00 for postal members)

Further enquiries or membership enquiries should be made to:

Contact : Chairman - Alan Graham: 020 8428 2430 e-mail: agal@fastmail.co.uk

Secretary: John Barton: 020 8428 5756 e-mail: j.barton70@btinternet.com

Membership Secretary: Jennie Graham: 020 8428 2430 email: membership@hehs.co.uk


Website: www.hehs.co.uk

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

The Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group, based in Eastcote, is one of many Local Groups that are affiliated with the main national organisation called the Hardy Plant Society, often referred to as the HPS.

Annual Membership:The membership fee consists of two separate amounts. The local Middlesex Group fee is 5 (single) 8 (couple) and the main national Hardy Plant Society fee is 17 (single) 19 (couple at same address ) giving a total of 22 (single) or 27 (couple) current as of January 2012.

Note: if you are already a fully paid-up member of the national Hardy Plant Society, you only have to pay the local Middlesex Group fee to join our group.

Come along and try us out for free. There is NO CHARGE for a first time vistor attending one of our regular HPS Middlesex Group meetings.



Contact: Please click here to go to our contact page

Membership Secretary:  E-mail:  maggiewoodward436@hotmail.com

Website: www.hardy-plant-middlesex.org.uk/


Harrow Local Exchange and Trading Scheme (LETS)

What is LETS? it is a simple way to exchange goods and services without using cash.

Contact:  Please click here to go to our Contacts Page or e-mail:enquiries@harrowlets.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7607 7852

Website: www.harrowlets.org.uk


Headstone Allotments and Gardens Association   info

The trading hut is on the Headstone allotment site opposite 125 Pinner View, N Harrow

Opening times: Sundays 10 till 12 noon February to November
Annual Membership: 2.50
Contact: Judy Rogers 0208 424 8617 E-mail:  judyrogers973@gmail.com


Harrow Civic Residents Association

Harrow Civic Residents' Association (HCRA) is a voluntary organisation representing the residents of Rosslyn Crescent, Frognal Avenue and Woodlands Road in the Greenhill ward of the London Borough of Harrow. The association was founded in 1999 and held its first official meeting in the September of that year.

On December 12th 2015 the community garden outside NISA supermarket was officially opened. This was achieved by HCRA volunteers and with local support (including Harrow in LEAF via their "making Harrow Greener" campaign).

Contact:   HCRA Committee Contacts page

Website: www.hcra.org.uk


Headstone Residents' Association

We represent residents of the North and South Headstone electoral wards of Harrow, North West London and adjoining areas (North Harrow).

Contact: Annie Sadie  E-mail:  headstoneresidentsassociation@yahoo.co.uk

Website: www.thra.co.uk


Newton Park Horticultural Society further info / website

Has allotment sites both sides of the road with a trading hut at the rear of 321 Alexandra Ave, S Harrow

Opening times: Sunday mornings from 10.30 till 12.30, all year round. They stock the usual consumable and supporting gardening items - seeds, composts, canes, foods, secateurs, etc. - at very low prices.
We organise various social events such as coach outings, quizes and B-B-Qs , details of which will be published in our topical seasonal Newsletters.

Annual membership: 3 standard, Students/Senior Citizens 1.50
Contact: R Dickens: 020 8422 1609


Old Kenton Lane Allotments Association gardening course / Food for Thought brochure

The Pavillion, Old Kenton Lane Allotments site, Old Kenton Lane, Kingsbury, NW9 9ND.

Five minutes walk from Kingsbury Tube Station, parking onsite, buses 183, 204, 83, 302, 324

Old Kenton Lane is self-managed with a constituted committee responsible for the site's operational management, including grounds maintenance and waiting list administration.

"At Old Kenton Lane there are 183 five-pole allotment plots, with 151 registered individual plot holders.
The majority of plot holders are Brent residents with a few from Camden, Harrow, and Kensington and Chelsea.
There is a waiting list of 38 individuals, and a maximum waiting time of four years.
The level of non-cultivation is low at only one or two plots."
......................................................Source: Food For Thought, Brent Council, 2/10/2012

Telephone: 020 8204 0698

Contact: oklallotmentsassociation@hotmail.co.uk


Roxbourne Horticultural Society info

The trading hut is on the allotment site between 95 and 97A Yeading Ave, S Harrow

Opening times: Sundays 10:30 to 12:30 all year round.
Annual membership: 2
Contact: C Tilbury 020 8248 0442

Website: roxbourne.wix.com/roxbournehs


West Harrow Allotment and Garden Association info

The trading hut is situated on the large allotment site and is reached by a path at the side of West Harrow Station. There is also a smaller site on the opposite side of the road.

Opening times: Saturday afternoons 2 - 4pm February to October & Sundays 10 - 12 noon all year round
Annual Membership: 2
Contact: A Fynn, alanfynn@talktalk.net

Website: westharrow-allotment.com


Harrow Beekeepers Association info

Meets: We have regular meetings on Sunday mornings at our apiary headquarters which is behind the Harrow Art Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End HA5 4EA from 11.00 to 1.00pm You can always come along to find out what we do there.
Contact: J Telfer: 020 8868 3494 or Aline via e-mail: alinebowers@waitrose.com
Website: www.harrowbeekeepers.co.uk


Harrow Community Farm

A group of local people who's aim is to set up a community Farm Project withing the London Borough of Harrow

Website: www.harrowfarm.org.uk


Harrow Fuchsia Society

Meets: Fourth Thursday of the month 7:30 for 8pm in the St Andrews Church Hall, Malvern Ave, S. Harrow
Annual membership: 10 - includes free cuttings
Contact: Secretary - Gill Cumberland: 020 8428 4104  or Chairman - Peter Luff  020 8866 0969 
Website: www.harrowfuchsiasociety.org


Harrow Friends of the Earth

We are a local campaigning group, based in Harrow, London, UK, seeking to inspire solutions to environmental problems at a local and a global level.

Harrow Friends of the Earth meet from 7:30pm until 9:30pm on the third Thursday of each month (but plans sometimes change in August and December). All are welcome. You can contact us to confirm meeting dates.

Normally it's at the Scout HQ in Northumberland Road, North Harrow, opposite Yeading Walk.

Contact: Jane Skelly Telephone: 020 8863 9714 e-mail: coordinator@harrowfoe.org.uk
Website: www.harrowfoe.org.uk


Harrow Natural History Society

The Harrow Natural History Society was formed in 1970 with the aim of fostering interest in natural history and related subjects with particular emphasis on the flora and fauna of sites within the London Borough of Harrow. Members are active in preservation and conservation, particularly of the Harrow Green Belt and other areas of interest and beauty within the borough.
Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month from September to April at the Blackwell Hall, Uxbridge Road, near All Saints Church. During the winter months meetings include illustrated lectures by visiting specialist speakers and discussions and talks by members of our own Society. The Society also organises walks and visits to places of natural history interest, both local and further afield, with at least one outing every month throughout the year.

If you are interested in natural history come along to one of our Monday evening meetings at the Blackwell Hall, or join in one of the walks. You can get involved as much or as little as you like. Either way we will be pleased to see you.

Annual membership: Subscription rates (at March 2014) are:
Family 14 (Senior Citizens 10)
Single Adult 10
Junior Member 5


Contacts: Secretary - Margaret Huitson via e-mail: hollhu@yahoo.co.uk or Chairperson - Evelyn Crispe: 020 8951 4080
Website: harrownaturalhistory.org.uk


Honeybun Tenants & Residents Association

Honeybun Tenants & Residents Association(HTRA) is a voluntary organisation representing the residents of the Honeybun Estate, Harrow.
The association was first established in May 2014.


Contacts: e-mail: honeybuntra@gmail.com or go to the HTRA - Contact Us page

Website: honeybuntra.weebly.com


Harrow Recreation Ground Users' Association

This group organises friendly, enjoyable events throughout the year in the Harrow Recreation Ground.
The entrances to the park are in Hindes Rd, Beresford Rd and Cunningham Park and everyone is welcome
Their annual membership of 2 pays for regular newsletters with dates of forthcoming events

Contact: M Sayer: 020 8427 2448
Website: www.hrua.co.uk


Seeds of Italy, Harrow info

Harrow based supplier of Italian seeds and other Italian products with a Demo Theatre where occasional talks and events are held.

"We're a family run company and we value our customers very much which is probably why we're still in business are 7 generations in the same family since 1783! Please contact us if we can help you and being Italians, we do prefer to speak to people rather than computers...... but you can email us too." Best regards, Paolo and Alessandro Arrigo

Contact: Telephone: 0208 427 5020

e-mail: grow@italianingredients.com

Website: seedsofitaly.com


Shaw Trust Horticulture, Harrow

Our Horticulture Enterprises sell plants, garden items and handmade products at our Clamp Hill site, HA7 3JS.
Training, support and work placement opportunities including horticulture and catering for people with disabilities.

We also run garden maintenance services, including sowing, planting, pruning, weeding and lawn maintenance. We provide disabled people and people who are currently not in work with training and employment opportunities through our grounds maintenance projects. Each member of our team is DBS checked and we also carry public liability insurance, ensuring your garden is in safe hands

Shaw Trust also have a horticultural learning centre based at the rear of Newton Park East allotment site, Alexandra Avenue, Rayners Lane.
It aims to teach disadvantaged and disabled children and adults about growing food and protecting the environment.

Contact: Sheila Clements, 020 8954 4287, sheila.clements@shaw-trust.org.uk

Alternate Contact: 020 8422 8614

Website: www.shaw-trust.org.uk


Welldon Activity Group info

A registered charity, running a day care centre in Harrow for adults with physical and/or learning disabilities. 

Address: Welldon Activity Group, Trinity Church, Hindes Road, Harrow, HA1 1RX

Contact 020 8861 0764

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