Victorian

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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 […]

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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 […]

Beautiful aluminium greenhouse

Whilst many of our politicians are promoting the benefits of Brexit, increasing numbers of European gardeners are enthusiastically embracing the delights of quintessentially British greenhouses. 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 […]

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Victorian lean-to greenhouse

Sales of bespoke greenhouses from Griffin Glasshouses in its 50th year have been at record levels and the key driver has been continued consumer demand for the Victorian style which has led to a new development for 2016. The key reminders of this historic period are highly decorative spandrels, steep pitches to roofs, narrow glass […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, RHS Hampton Court, Victorian

Victorian greenhouse bench

This year, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Griffin Glasshouses has launched a range of greenhouse work benches with a Victorian-styled theme. It is part of the company’s drive to generate maximum authenticity but without the high levels of maintenance associated with historic structures of this type. Visitors to the Hampton Court Flower Show […]

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Victorian style aluminium greenhouse

British enthusiasts are driving a revival of interest in Victorian greenhouse design and architecture according to the UK’s leading bespoke producer. The family run Griffin Glasshouses of Ropley near Winchester in Hampshire has identified a clear trend over the past five years and now, the majority of their made-to-measure designs reflect the specialist features that […]