Allotments & Raised Bed Essentials
Growing your own vegetables & fruit on an allotment or a raised bed is a great hobby and has become extremely popular in recent years. Greenhouse sensation has a wide range of products for the keenest allotment gardener.
Give your plants the start they need with our selection of propagators from our popular windowsill propagator and salad planter to our best- selling Vitopod electric propagator, “Best Buy Propagator." BBC Gardener's World
Have you always wanted a polytunnel? Then our mini polytunnels are an affordable addition to your allotment, creating a micro-climate that retains heat and humidity to speed up the growth of your plants.
Don’t worry about watering your raised beds, polytunnel or allotment beds with our handy Click and Drip Watering kits. Just connect to your waterbutt or tap and it will deliver a slow drip feed of water, perfect when you are too busy to pop down to your plot every evening to water your precious vegetables.
Pests are the nemesis of every vegetable gardener. Help protect your crops with our Insect Mesh Netting. The ultra-fine mesh is only 0.6mm, which is small enough to keep out Cabbage Root Fly, Carrot Fly, White Fly, Onion Fly, Flea Beetle, Vine Weevil and Aphids and others. Micro-mesh provides a physical barrier to all common garden pests, but allows air and moisture through so your plants stay healthy and well nourished. The rain has encouraged a population explosion of slugs and snail by 30% so save your crops from a munching with our Organic Slug Gone pellets
If you are looking for a gardening gift then why not have a look at our handy caddies; tool and tuck tin, seed packet tin and greenhouse caddy. We’ve got the perfect gifts for the gardener in your life.
There is no greater joy than harvesting the vegetables that you have grown yourself. The job is made easier with the correct harvesting tools and our potato harvesting scoop is perfect for avoiding spearing your potato crop. Our tomato ripening cover ensures that you avoid a harvest of green tomatoes. Our vegetable harvesting knife makes light work when harvesting thick stemmed veg such as cabbages, kohl rabi, broccoli and cauliflower.
Now where’s that recipe book…
This accurate digital greenhouse Thermometer & Hygrometer monitors and records the minimum and maximum temperature and humidity levels in your greenhouse. You can take action so that your plants don't succumb to humidity related problems like mold and botrytis, or frost damage during the winter.
Records and displays temperatures from -10˚C to +50˚C. Records and displays humidity readings from 25% to 98%.
Extra Thick Veg Plot Fleece
An essential for every veg plot. Before you sow your seeds lay the fleece over the ground to warm it up, then lay it over seeds and young plants to protect from frost and pests and birds. It’s also useful for shading seedlings from bright sun and protecting veg from frost in the autumn and winter.
At 35gsm this garden frost fleece is double the thickness of standard garden fleece.
We think this the best insulating fleece available.
Size 10 metres x 1.8 metres.
Extra Long Tunnel - Protect seedlings and young plants
Protect your vegetable plants from frost, wind and pests during the winter months with this 3 metre fleece tunnel kit. The tunnel is thick enough to provide protection against frost and is permeable enough to allow light through. You are also able to water over the top of the fleece tunnel, so that it can be keep in place throughout winter.
Ideal for allotments and raised beds.
Price From: £19.99
Perfect for raised beds and veg plots!
Protect plants and young buds from frost by covering them with a PVC tunnel, which will keep plants warm during the winter. The heavy duty PVC cover is specifically designed to retain heat and create a warm micro-climate to protect plants from frost and pests.
Available in 2 sizes.
Price From: £7.00
High Quality Plant Protection Jacket
At 100gsm but with a hi-tech fabric design which allows air, light and moisture to penetrate the Maxi-Fleece is the most effective frost jacket we've come across. Your plants will be protected from frosts at temperatures as low as -8°C
Available in three sizes.
UK Standard Delivery: £2.95
Increase the capacity of your barrow by as much as 300% with the Wheelbarrow Booster - you only have to do 1 out of every 3 trips you previously made to empty the barrow.
Perfect for increasing the capacity of your wheelbarrow when transporting soil, grass cuttings, hedge trimmings, leaves and prunings.
Price From: £6.00
Protect several plants at once with these Maxi-Fleece Covers that are up to 2 metres wide!
70gsm material protects against temperatures as low as -7°C but allows air, light and moisture to penetrate. Superb for shrubs, hanging baskets, specimen plants and trees.
Available in 3 different sizes.
For easy harvesting of thick stemmed vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower. Forged from high carbon steel for durability and edge retention, the serrated teeth on the curved blade ensure a clean cut every time. With a stylish hardwood handle and leather hanging thong, the harvesting knife is supplied with a blade protection sleeve.
Take the guesswork out of seed spacing with this handy rule with seed sowing holes along its length, markings for the correct spacings for different veg so you don’t have to keep consulting your planting manual and metric and imperial markings. Not only will all your seeds be equally and correctly spaced, they’ll also be in a straight line and your plot will be the envy of all. An excellent tool if you are new to veg growing or if you take pride in your work.
Make light-work of harvesting your spuds with this wonderfully robust tool made from stainless steel. The bar across the end of the tines/prongs prevents accidental stabbing, but still allows potatoes to be sifted from the soil and the long handle and generously sized scoop make light work of harvesting whether your potatoes are in the ground or in a planter. Made from stainless steel with a hardwood handle and leather hanging strap.
This stylish and sturdy 'Tool & Tuck Tin' is an ideal gift for gardeners. Spacious and robust with a sliding compartment in the lid for lunch and a larger main compartment for all the other gardening essentials - trowels, seeds, string etc. No need for separate tool and lunch boxes. Powder coated to last.
Protect your veg crops from all types of pest with this superior insect netting with ultra-fine holes.
The holes are only 0.6mm, which is small enough to keep out Cabbage Root Fly, Carrot Fly, White Fly, Onion Fly, Flea Beetle, Vine Weevil and Aphids and others. This high quality insect netting provides a physical barrier to all common garden pests, but allows air and moisture through so your plants stay healthy and well nourished.
Even better, there’s no need to remove it when watering, just apply directly through the mesh. Its pale green colour makes it as unobtrusive as possible in your garden.
Price From: £7.95
Slug Gone organic pellets are a highly effective slug repellent made from sheep wool, that are safe to use around pets and children. Named ‘Our Choice’ by BBC Gardener’s World magazine, they are used by Chatsworth House and won a Green Innovation award.
Price From: £25.00
"Forget summer watering woes." Kitchen Garden Magazine
Our Click & Drip irrigation kit attaches to your waterbutt to keep plants evenly watered without wasting a drop. The optional Digital Water Timer can be added to completely automate your watering.
The holes in the kit's Irrigation Pipe are spaced 30cms apart, each hole releases water slowly so that loss to evaporation is minimal. This slow drip watering is the most efficient way to irrigate your plants.
A great gift for gardeners. This stainless steel dibber is perfect for planting bulbs and sowing seeds. The tapered sharp tipped design ensures it glides effortlessly into all soil types and looks and feels great. Made of stainless steel for rust resistance. Hardwood handle.
Speed up the ripening process for your tomatoes, strawberries, chillies, melons and peppers, and you definitely won’t be left with jars of green tomato chutney!
This superb Ripening Cover retains heat and moisture, which encourages plants to ripen more quickly. Simply drape the cover directly over your plants at any point in the season and stand by for masses of ripe fruit and veg!
Size: 10 metres x 1.8 metres.
Protect tender plants and seedlings from frosts and pests with this set of 3 Dome Cloches. The plastic ground pegs – 2 per cloche – keep the cloches securely in place even on windy days and the adjustable air vent gives you control over humidity.
Each Dome cloche measures 27cm in height and just over 33cm in diameter.
The Dome Cloche also helps to get seedlings and young plants off to a head start.
This 1metre x 57cm cloche is great for protecting tender plants from the first frosts at the end of the season and for hardening-off in the Spring. The 3 vents enable you to manage humidity, the 22cm and the UV resistant coating protects the cloche against yellowing from UV rays. Perfect for protecting your plants against frost and pests.
Dimensions L105cmx W57cmx H22cm.
Made in England by Greenhouse Sensation
3x Seed Trays
Handy to use and easy to stack half-seed trays, can be used time and time again, feature drainage holes to prevent compost waterlogging are available.
The perfect seed sowing essential.
Can be used with Greenhouse Sensation Propagators & Grow kits.
Price From: £27.00
Efficient watering for raised beds, borders and veg plots from your mains tap. The irrigation pipe cleverly uses internal pressure to release 1 litre of water per drip hole per hour. This slow-drip watering gives the roots time to take up the water before it forms puddles that evaporate or run-off. To fully automate your watering, select the Digital Water Timer Click & Drip kit.
"Keeping veg plants watered just got a lot easier." Kitchen Garden Magazine
Price From: £110.90
"Best Buy Propagator"
BBC Gardeners' World magazine
Get seeds and cuttings off to the best start in our award winning, height adjustable Vitopod propagator that's also a cold frame and mini greenhouse in one. Discover why it's our best-selling product.
This rust resistant galvanised steel watering can should last a lifetime.
Cleverly weighted ‘for automatic pouring’, the emptier it gets the more it tips forward taking the hard labour out of watering. The oval shaped handle is, ergonomically designed and the brass rose is removable.
This watering can is single handled, so there’s no twisting of the back to grip the handles with both hands. We would never have guessed we could get this excited about a watering can, but it really is lovely to use.