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Posted by Linda in Customers, Design, News

There has been a real sense of excitement around Cumberland House Natural History Museum in Portsmouth as visitors flock to experience flying gems in the new Butterfly House. Since opening last month, the purpose-built Butterfly House by Griffin Glasshouses has attracted more than 13,000 visitors through its door to see the tropical butterflies thrive in […]

Posted by Linda in Design, National Garden Scheme, News

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £11,204.16 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its glasshouses from the company’s National Garden Scheme collection. The leading glasshouse specialist has supported the charity since 2012.  All glasshouses in Griffin’s National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and the company gives 5% of the proceeds to […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News

Almost since they were *first introduced in the 1800s, the framework of glasshouses has been painted white – but no longer. The UK’s leading producer of bespoke glasshouses has been trawling through its records to monitor changes in consumer taste for their preferred colours. “White remained popular until around 2004 and then customers began demanding […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, News, Victorian

The Lakeland Horticultural Society in Windermere welcomes more than 25,000 visitors every year to enjoy the society’s Holehird 12-acre garden, all exceptionally maintained by volunteers. The charitable society’s main objectives are to promote the science, practice and art of horticulture however, until now, it has not had any plants within its greenhouses. With generous project […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, News, Victorian

Situated in a Victorian walled kitchen garden on the outskirts of East Grinstead, West Sussex, is family run business Orchard Nursery Plant Centre. When company directors, Lynda and Jonathan Bradford finally decided to replace their very dilapidated Victorian glasshouse that was originally on the site, they had a very specific brief and knew just the […]

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme, News

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £12,068.50 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its glasshouses from the company’s National Garden collection. All glasshouses in Griffin’s National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and the company gives 5% of the proceeds to the charity. Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses and daughter […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme, News

Keen gardeners Zoe and Peter Walker from Shiplake near Henley on Thames are enjoying their new Griffin Glasshouses greenhouse which they are using to grow summer flowering plants from seed. Their beautiful 3m by 4.9m Rosemary glasshouse with porch is from Griffin Glasshouses National Garden Scheme range which means the National Garden Scheme receives 5% […]

Whilst many of our politicians are promoting the benefits of Brexit, increasing numbers of European gardeners are enthusiastically embracing the delights of quintessentially British glasshouses. Since exhibiting at the RHS shows at Chelsea and Hampton Court, Griffin Glasshouses has received a significant increase in enquiries and actual sales from customers in France, Norway, Ireland and […]