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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 Design, Tips

High quality aluminium greenhouse

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

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

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 […]

Posted by Paul in Design, News, RHS Chelsea

Small aluminium greenhouse

A new design initiative by the UK’s leading bespoke greenhouse manufacturer that was launched at the Chelsea Flower Show cuts the cost of greenhouses by several thousand pounds. Griffin Glasshouses has redesigned some of its structures so that insulated aluminium panels reach down to floor level, removing the need to have brick footings. “Brickwork can […]

Posted by Paul in Design, News

Folding greenhouse bench

Almost all Griffin’s greenhouses can now be fitted with folding greenhouse staging to give more growing space during the season. The company’s patented “fold away” bench design provides ideal accommodation for seed boxes and pot plants but, when the growing season arrives, can be simply folded down to reveal the growing area. “It is a […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

Victorian style aluminium greenhouse

British enthusiasts are driving a revival of interest in Victorian greenhouse design and architecture. This is according to the UK’s leading bespoke producer. Download your Griffin Greenhouse Planning Guide here Important Features for Victorian Greenhouses To find out about the trends in the glasshouse industry, you can trust our family-run company, Griffin Glasshouses of Ropley […]