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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 Linda in Design

Beautiful traditional greenhouse

The sun’s rays can not only cause damage to humans but also to plants. Just like people, plants can experience sun damage. And whilst they might not turn the same shade of red as we do when sunburnt, the damage is evident on what is essentially their skin. Excess light exposure can cause the leaf […]

Alan Titchmarsh

Griffin Glasshouses has announced plans to launch two new greenhouse designs and gardening favourite Alan Titchmarsh will be officially unveiling them at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. The new models are an expansion of the incredibly popular NGS range of greenhouses that Griffin launched six years ago to support the leading gardening charity […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News

Traditional greenhouse

Glasshouses have long been a key feature in British gardens, nestled in the heart of growing spaces, providing a home for growing and horticultural all year round. Whilst they have been a cornerstone of the garden for some time, they have not always been accessible by everyone. Linda Lane, managing director of Griffin Glasshouses, uncovers […]

Posted by Linda in Design

Victorian style aluminium greenhouse

A new greenhouse can transform a garden, increasing its potential whilst also nicely boosting your property value, too. However, it can be a considerable investment so planning and consideration should be undertaken to ensure you are making the right choice, both now and for the future. Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses, one of the […]