For those requiring equipment to tend their plot:
Squires: A local family run garden centre just round the corner from the allotment in Long Ditton
Chessington Garden Centre: Local well stocked garden centre with staff that actually know about gardening
Garsons Farm: Local family owned garden centre with a pick-your-own farm (if required!)
Thompson & Morgan: Nationwide seed merchant
Franchi: Seeds from Italy, bring the Mediterranean to your plot
Harrod Horticultural: Suppliers of all types of equipment for the allotment - beware it is very tempting!
Kings Seeds: Supporters of the National Allotment Society who offer substantial discounts to members
Marshalls: A wide selection of seeds, plants and gardening equipment
D T Brown: Long established family company based in Newmarket
RHS: Invaluble advice from world experts
National Allotment Society: Represents the interests of allotments and allotment gardens nationwide
For those requiring inspiration we are well placed to take advantage of these local attractions.
Hampton Court Palace Gardens: Home of Henry VIII, gardens are varied and historical
RHS Wisley: Great when inspiration is required, there are also experts on hand to give answers to all sorts of gardening problems
Isabella Plantation, Richmond Park: Free public garden, best time to visit is mid-May when the azaleas are in full bloom - stunning