Member Benefits

Annual membership of Scarcroft and District Allotment Association runs from January to December and costs just £2.50 per adult and 50p for children. 
Benefits of being a member include:
  • access to the allotment shop which sells a wide variety of quality goods at very competitive prices. You will find every essential item for your plot and garden here, from seeds and onion sets to composts and fleece we stock the lot. For more details see our Blog page: http://scarcroftanddistrictallotments.blogspot.co.uk/p/allotment-shop.html 
  • access to allotment and gardening advice, help or support through the shop
  • access to hiring tools, such as petrol mowers through the shop
  • discounts up to 35% on a wide selection of pre-ordered packeted Mr Fothergills seeds
  • a copy of the Association newsletter 'Dig This' and regular e-communications 
  • invitations to Association social events. For more details see our Blog page: http://scarcroftanddistrictallotments.blogspot.co.uk/p/about-us.html 
  • invitation to the AGM and talk by guest speaker
  • invitation to community events like Dawn Chorus Walk and Site Care Days
  • invitation to fruit and veg growing skills demonstrations
  • Free annual visit to an RHS garden for up to 55 members organised by the association
  • a strong voice to the council and local police representing your allotment needs and opinions
  • 10% discount at Pextons on gardening products on production of your membership card
  • 10% discount at Deans Garden Centre (see below) on production of your membership card
  • affiliated membership of the Royal Horticultural Society. This benefit provides you with access to RHS advisors for free advice, A Garden Reduced Price Entry which allows 30% discount for up to 2 people when visiting any of the 3 RHS gardens, for example, Harlow Carr - You must ask in the allotment shop or email us to arrange to borrow the affiliated membership card prior to your visit. Monthly copy of The Garden magazine available in the shop for members to borrow. Please see the RHS website for more details http://www.rhs.org.uk/Gardening/Community-gardening/RHS-affiliated-societies
Dean's Garden Centre 10% discount (see above) applies to the following products:
houseplants
shrubs
trees
perennials
bedding
roses
climbers
conifers
fruit
herbs
vegetable plants
aquatics
vegetable seeds
flower seeds
bulbs
stoneware
fish and aquatic plants
fertilisers
chemicals
tools
hoses/sprayers
hanging baskets
garden sundries
planters/covers
floral art
pond & water features
cut flowers
basket plants (seedlings)
Christmas trees - fresh
propagating trays
outdoor pots - terracotta/glazed
composts & peat

Discount is NOT given on the following:
barbeques & accessories
Christmas goods
Gift tokens
Greenhouses/Sheds/Summerhouses
Beekeeping
Outdoor Gifts
Furniture (including wooden)
Charcoal & Fuels
Turf
Delivery Charges
Books (incl. newspapers & gardening magazines)
Gifts & Cards
Food & Drinks (inc. sweets, jams, drinks, ice creams, biscuits, hampers, eggs and fruit & vegetables) 
See their web site for opening times: http://www.deansgardencentre.co.uk/