Birmingham & District Allotment Cooperative

Representing Allotment Gardeners & Associations Across Birmingham



  1. National Society for Allotment and Leisure Gardeners – NSALG
  2. National Vegetable Society  (NVS)
  3. The Conservation Volunteers – TCV
  4. Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust
  5. Birmingham Open Spaces Forum

On-line suppliers of seeds

Here’s a selection of suppliers, from well-known multinational companies which also sell seeds through supermarkets and garden centres, to small family businesses which only do on-line sales, or are specialists or organic growers. The bigger companies usually sell plants and equipment too. Fellow plotholders may be able to tell you which companies they’ve tried and would recommend.

  1. Kings Seeds
  2. Suffolk Herbs:
  3. Thompson and Morgan
  4. Pomona Fruits
  5. J.Parker’s Dutch Bulbs
  6. Unwins Seeds                  
  7. Suttons Seeds                  
  8. Mr Fothergill’s Seeds      
  9. Dobies                                
  10. Chiltern Seeds                   
  11. D.T.Brown                         
  12. Marshalls Seeds              
  13. Simpson’s Seeds              
  14. Edwin Tucker and Sons Ltd
  15. Moles Seeds                     
  16. Nicky’s Nursery                
  17. Plant World Seeds           
  18. Plants of Distinction       
  19. The Seed Co-operative   
  20. Association Kokopelli      
  21. Jekka’s Herb Farm                
  22. Pennard Plants                 
  23. Thomas Etty                      
  24. Heritage Seed Library – members only.
  25. The Organic Gardening Catalogue
  26. Tamar Organics                 
  27. The Real Seed Catalogue. 
  28. Seeds of Italy               

Other useful websites and contacts