Ickenham and Swakeleys Horticultural Society

Trading Hut

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We have Kestrel, Foremost, Nadine and Charlotte seed potatoes in stock. Just arrived are main crop Sarpo Mira, on sale for £1.60 a kilo.There are still some onion sets in stock and a few bulbs.


 Giuseppe Verdi Red/Yellow  April
 Fresco Red/White New variety
 Mixed  Early
 Bellona Yellow  April
 Ruby Prince
 Red  April
 Arie Hoek Red  April/May
 Jan van Nes
 Yellow  New variety April/May
 Avignon Red/Apricot  New variety April/May
 Mrs. J. T. Scheepers Yellow  May
 Lilac Wonder
 Lilac Pink
 Miniature March
 Praestans Fusilier Red Miniature April
 Daffodils and Narsissi   
 Tete-a-tete Yellow Miniature Feb-April
 Jetfire Yellow/Orange Miniature March
 Golden Harvest Yellow  Early March
 Dutch Master
 Yellow  Early March
 Sealing Wax Yellow/Red  March/April
 Verger White  Early April
 Stint Yellow/White New variety
 Puppet Yellow/Orange New variety April
 Actaea White  April
 Hyacinths (not prepared)
 Pink Pearl
 Jan Bos Red  
 Delft Blue
 Pale Blue
 Kronos Dark Blue
 Aiolos White  
 Other bulbs
 Crocus Mixed  
 Miniature Iris Mixed  February
 Dutch Iris
 Mixed  May/June
 Anemone Mixed  April/May
 Iris Danfordiae Yellow  February

We have had a donation of two strimmers and four secondary double glazing panels that would make cold frame approx 5' x 2'.  If you are interested in any of these items, please contact the Trading Hut secretary via the Contact Us page.

Seed potatoes for 2016 on display at the Trading Hut

Here are some pictures of the recently refurbished trading hut. Please click on each picture to enlarge it.


New display racking in place

Customers selecting seeds from new stand

New seed bins

Another happy customer

Regular opening times are:

  • Wednesdays (2.30-3.30pm)
  • Sundays (10.30am - 12 midday)
  • Did you take advantage of the evening openings? Would you come again? Please give us your feedback here.
Benefits of using the Trading Hut include:
  • In many cases cheaper than local garden centres
  • Provides varieties that work locally
  • Gardening advice from the volunteers
  • It runs to support the Society financially and as a service
We're next to Wayfarers tennis club - entrance on Swakeley's Drive opposite The Grove.
We now have an official address - Clubhouse Lane, Off Swakeleys Drive, Ickenham UB10 8FU.

Tools for hire only £1 a week!

We have a wide range oftools available to members at £1 per week. They include:

Fruit picker 3m fixed length
Gardena Telescopic tree pruner 160cm - 240cm
Tree pruners fixed length, 2.4m amd 3m
Garden claw (hand cultivator) 1m
Extra heavy duty Felco loppers
Gardena fertiliser drop spreader
Sledge hammer 14lb for general use
Watch this space for additions to the list!

Use it or lose it!

The Trading Hut team make a point of price-checking stock items regularly and the Hut continues to provide better value-for-money than the major retailers - even during the January sales.

Beware enticing signs telling you about % discounts and £££ savings! You may find that you pay less at the Hut because all our prices always automatically include heavy discounts for our members.

We're able to buy in bulk and we pass all the savings on to you.
To ensure its future for the benefit of all members, please support the Trading Hut when you can.

Special offers!

  • Niger bird seed at 1.75/kilo.
  • Fertilisers from 55p/kilo (rrp 3.67 in the garden centre).
  • Beautiful Image & Editions cards from 90p

Trading Hut
Volunteers on a sunny spring Sunday