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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 […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, Design, News

Butterfly house in Portsmouth Hampshire

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

National Glasshouse Scheme Fennel Greenhouse

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £11,204.16 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its greenhouses from the company’s National Garden Scheme collection. The leading greenhouse specialist has supported the charity since 2012.  All greenhouses 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

Blue greenhouse in Hampshire garden.

Almost since they were first introduced in the 1800s, the framework of greenhouses has been painted white – but no longer. The UK’s leading producer of bespoke greenhouses 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

Traditional three quarter span greenhouse at Holehird Gardens.

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

New greenhouse at Orchard Nursery, East Grinstead, West Sussex

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 greenhouse that was originally on the site, they had a very specific brief and knew just the […]

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme, News

High quality aluminium greenhouse

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £12,068.50 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its greenhouses from the company’s National Garden Scheme collection. All greenhouses 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 […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme, News

Beautiful Victorian greenhouse in Oxford

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 greenhouse with porch is from Griffin Glasshouses National Garden Scheme range which means the National Garden Scheme receives 5% […]