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Posted by Paskett in Customers, Design, National Garden Scheme

Wheelchair friendly greenhouse at Stoke Mandeville

The wheelchair friendly greenhouse that forms a centre piece of a recuperation garden at the Stoke Mandeville Spinal Injury Centre has been welcomed as a key element in the new facility. Dr Olivia Chapple, the Founder and Chair of Trustees for the Horatio’s Garden Trust, told Linda Lane, Griffin’s Managing Director, that it provides a […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, Design, Maintenance, News, Tips

Traditional greenhouse in the snow

When the crisp autumnal mornings have past, and the long, hot days of summer are distant memories, the winter blues can often set in. Particularly for gardeners. A greenhouse can be a great way to keep green-fingers working all year round by extending the growing season and offering protection to plants. Winter needn’t mean the […]

Posted by Sharon in Customers, Design, Sustainability

Butterfly house in Portsmouth Hampshire

Specialist greenhouse designer and manufacturer Griffin Glasshouses is celebrating being nominated in the Best New Building category in the Portsmouth Society Design Awards. The recognition comes for the Butterfly House that it created for the Cumberland House Natural History Museum in Portsmouth and which opened to the public in August 2017. The project saw the […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, Design, Maintenance, News

Large Victorian greenhouse

Glasshouses have long been a sign of status and luxury. Traditionally glasshouses were built to serve a purpose when used to home exotic plants and create climates they were familiar with. They were a purely functional space for growing plants and providing a means of protection and climate control for plants to thrive. In time, […]

Posted by Sharon in Customers, News

National Garden Scheme greenhouse Tarragon

British manufacturers of garden buildings and structures are reporting an increase in interest from foreign markets from customers seeking British design, construction and craftmanship. The Posh Shed Company, which creates handcrafted sheds and garden storage solutions at its workshops in Herefordshire, has been trading for ten years and custom from Europe has reached its highest […]

Victorian greenhouse benching and folding shelves

We will once again be displaying stunning plants from the National Plant Collection Scheme on our stand at the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show. At the 2017 Chelsea show we housed plants from the National Auricula Collection but the identity for this year’s plants is still under wraps. The National Plant Collection Scheme is the […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, News, Sustainability

Beautiful aluminium greenhouse

We are delighted to be continuing our partnership with Plant Heritage and our sponsorship of the 2018 directory. Plant Heritage is part of the National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens. As the world’s leading cultivated plant conservation charity, Plant Heritage brings together the talents of botanists, horticulturalists and conservationists with keen amateur […]

Traditional greenhouse at Holehird Gardens Cumbria

Spring is just around the corner and gardens are on the cusp of greatness but before 2018 gets into full swing, let’s take a moment to reflect on last year. Our sales in 2017 were 20% more than in the previous year, the highest in Griffin Glasshouses’ history, and one of the key factors behind […]