For nearly 100 years Newton-le-Willows Gardeners' Association has been working for the benefits of local gardeners with a membership of about 650 in and around Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, in the United Kingdom. The main attraction for members is our shop on the Rob Lane Allotments site in Newton (generally known as the "Sales Hut") where composts, fertilizers, and many other gardening requisites can be purchased at very competitive prices.
We also hold a Flower & Vegetable Show in September each year and there are monthly lectures or demonstrations on a variety of horticultural topics. Coach trips are arranged to major flower shows, stately homes, famous gardens, or other places of interest.
Members receive two newsletters each year and the annual membership fee is
Our origins are uncertain, but the general belief is that it probably all started with the formation of an Allotments Association during the First World War. More information about the early days and pictures on our "Archives" page.
We are always pleased to
welcome new members.
For full calendar of evening talks, coach trips and shows planned by the NLWGA for 2021
GROWING TOMATOES, PEPPERS, CHILLIES AND AUBERGINES IN THE GREENHOUSE <READ MORE>
The Royal Horticultural Society to which the NLWGA is affiliated, is seeking closer links with associations like ours, were they are able to provide solutions to gardening problems that many of us amateur gardeners cannot.
Gardeners often develop into good cooks as they look to find different ways to use the produce they grow either outside there own back door or on the allotment. Have a look through or recipes section were you may find some different ideas .
Grand flower & Vegetable show - Saturday 7th September 2019
Good Friday Coffee Morning 2019
As has become an annual tradition, Newton le Willows Gardeners' Association held a Good Friday Coffee and Cake Morning and this year the weather was splendid, with blue sky and hot sun. Perfect for sitting outside and devouring some fantastic cakes produced by several of the <Read More>
We know many of you like to browse along the racks of vegetable seeds we buy each year and select what you want for the season. Due to COVID is not possible at the moment. Attached is a full listing of the seeds we have in stock this season.
NewtonGardeners - VirusUpdate
from 2nd April 2021
We will be opening up the Hut to limited numbers at a time, there will no longer be the Click & Collect system so please don’t ring Sheila to order. This still means limited access (2 customers at a time). You will need to queue; two people being admitted at any one time.
As always, a face covering and your membership card are required each time you come to the Hut.
Polytunnel. The plan is that if you are going in the polytunnel, you go straight through the Hut, pay in there and then go out through the fire exit, NOT back through the Hut. If you want to get items from the Hut, then you will need to enter through the front queue again.
And a few reminders.
We will not be opening on the Wednesday evenings this year.
The talks listed on your membership card and any of our literature for this year have been cancelled until further notice. The advertised trip to Trentham Gardens in June has also been postponed.
Payment in the Hut is cash or cheque, we are unable to take card payments.