Robin Tuppen - Thomas Smith's Trug Shop
About Robin Tuppen - Thomas Smith's Trug Shop
Royal Sussex Traditional Garden Trug
Made of locally coppiced Sweet Chestnut for the handle and rim and Cricket Bat Willow for the boards, this is the genuine original Traditional Sussex Trug basket, first made by Thomas Smith of Herstmonceux in the 1820’s. Strong but light of weight a Sussex Trug is made to stand the test of time and becomes an indispensible gardening friend. Useful for all sorts of things in the garden, carrying tools, bulbs, weeds, harvesting fruit, vegetables and flowers The smaller Trugs can also be used in the home to hold fruit or vegetables, eggs, soaps, pot pourri, keys, etc.