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The Truggery

Makers of Traditional Sussex Trugs since 1899

Traditional Sussex Trug Baskets

Our workshop and shop are located on the edge of the village of Herstmonceux in East Sussex.  It has always been a family run business since its founder, Reuben Reed came here in 1899.  He was succeeded by two further generations.  Everyone who has lived in this house has been involved in the manufacture or sale of trugs.

Featured collection

  • Garden Trug
    Sussex Garden Trug No. 7 (half bushel), made from traditional, sustainable materials in Herstmonceux
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  • Oval Trug
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  • Chicken Feeder 12"
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    £64.00
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What are Sussex Trugs?

Frequently asked questions

Gardens Accessories

  • Garden Kneeling Pad
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    £35.00
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  • Allotment toolset
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    £30.00
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    £30.00
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  • Nutscene Tiny Twine
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    £1.99
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    £1.99
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  • Seed Collecting Kit
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    £14.50
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    £14.50
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  • Handpainted The Truggery Mug
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    £12.00
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    £12.00
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  • Gardeners Scrub
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    £4.25
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    £4.25
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  • Paper Pot Press
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    £11.99
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  • Gardening Dibber
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    £4.00
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Traditional tools used to hand-craft Sussex trugs

Trug making: the traditional way

How are trugs made?
  • Durability

  • More than an ornament. A genuine Sussex Trug is built to last and work hard for you. With a little care, you could be passing in on to your grandchildren.
  • The Gardener's Choice

  • A trusted tool for a variety of uses. These light but strong baskets make a great gardening companion. Use them to carry plants, compost, pots and tools; as a flower gatherer; in the poultry yard; to harvest your fruits and vegetables and carry logs for the fire. Take a look through our wide range to find the most useful one for
  • Tradition

  • Made with the same tools, materials and care for generations.

Durability

More than an ornament. A genuine Sussex Trug is built to last and work hard for you. With a little care, you could be passing in on to your grandchildren. Buy here

The Gardener's Choice

A trusted tool for a variety of uses. These light but strong baskets make a great gardening companion. Use them to carry plants, compost, pots and tools; as a flower gatherer; in the poultry yard; to harvest your fruits and vegetables and carry logs for the fire. Take a look through our wide range to find the most useful one for

Tradition

Made with the same tools, materials and care for generations.

The Sussex Trug: Form, Function and Craft

Buy here