Member Benefits

The current subscription is £5 per household per year and for that, members can access the following benefits:

  • Three newsletters per year with details of forthcoming events and meetings, gardening tips and recipes and the latest on allotment provision from the Borough and Parish Councils.
  • Monthly meetings at Gorse Hill Community Centre with interesting speakers and a Christmas social with free refreshments and entertainment.
  • Day trip visits to gardens and other places of interest and spring and autumn coach holidays to facilitate visits further afield.
  • Access to the members only shop at Pickards Field allotment site selling composts, fertilisers, vegetable and salad seeds, insecticides, fungicides, nets, canes and much more at very competitive prices.
  • Participation in the Kings Seed Club Scheme offering significant discounts to members placing orders in the autumn for delivery in early January.
  • An annual horticultural show where members show off their hard work and compete for cash prizes and trophies.

For more information or to join please contact us

SALGA membership form

Please return your membership form to:

Denis Matthews, 28 Tithe Barn Crescent, Swindon SN1 4JX

Member’s shop

Our members shop stocks the following goods:

Multi-purpose compost

Ericacious compost

Manure compost

Pelleted chicken manure

Lawn weed & feed             

Fertilisers –

            Blood, fish & bone                                     Potato fertiliser

            Bloom booster                                            Rose fertiliser

            Calcified seaweed                                      Sulphate of ammonia

            Compost activator                                     Sulphate of potash

            Garden Lime                                                Superphosphate

            Growmore                                                   Turbo Fruiter

            Hoof & horn

Canes from 3ft – 8ft

Carrot fly netting, bird netting, pea support net, horticultural fleece

Perlite & vermiculite

Various other sundries – seed trays, pots etc plus some branded garden sundries.

Our products are competitively priced and are generally lower that buying on the high steet.

We are currently looking into stocking more organic products.