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Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

Growing under glass grants gardeners a means of controlling temperature to maximise healthy plant growth whilst also providing plants protection from the elements. It also means that gardening can happen all year round, no matter the weather! However, choosing the best structure can often be a challenge and there are many options available. Glasshouses have […]

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

A glasshouse can serve many purposes, particularly in the varied Great British climate! It can provide a space to allow plants, fruit and vegetables to grow and thrive under protection. It can also grant you the chance to keep gardening even when the weather turns against you! To allow this valuable outdoor space opportunity to […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

A brave statement and it does, of course, depend entirely on the weather and where you live in the UK. The opening of the gardening season in the frost and snow filled glens of Scotland will be entirely different from, for example, the south coast of England. Many glasshouses are currently full of over-wintering pot […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

Growing in your glasshouse during the winter is not only possible, but many flowers and vegetation thrive in the cooler months.  Winter greenhouse growing allows gardeners to extend the season, creating year-round gardening opportunities. According to one of the country’s leading glasshouse makers, Griffin Glasshouses, if you are an avid greenhouse gardener, there is no […]

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

While aluminium glasshouses are generally low-maintenance, an autumn clean and clear out greatly improves the growing environment of plants and by simply removing the algae, moss and grime, the glasshouse will benefit from more light which helps tackle pests and diseases. According to one of the country’s leading glasshouse makers, Griffin Glasshouses, now is a […]

Posted by Paul in Tips

The maker of one of Britain’s most iconic glasshouses has given some timely advice about keeping plants cool in the summer sun. Paul Smith, the Technical Director of Griffin Glasshouses, producers of bespoke and the National Garden Scheme range, warns that even in overcast weather the temperature inside can reach levels that are harmful to […]

Posted by Linda in Design, Tips

An elegant feature in its own right, a glasshouse or orangery can undoubtably increase your garden’s potential by opening new growing opportunities, but thorough planning is essential. To choose the right glasshouse for your individual requirements and use it effectively, Linda Lane, manging director of Griffin Glasshouses, recommends that you consider the following points before […]

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

Help keep your plants strong and healthy this winter. Before the frosts set in prepare your glasshouse for winter to protect the less hardy plants against the ravages of the cold weather. According to one of the country’s leading glasshouse makers, you need to follow some simple guidelines to keep them strong and healthy. Linda […]