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Posted by Louisa in Design

PLANNING A NEW GLASSHOUSE For now and the future A new glasshouse can transform a garden, increasing its potential whilst also nicely boosting your property value, too. However, it can be a considerable investment so planning and consideration should be undertaken to ensure you are making the right choice, both now and for the future. […]

Posted by Linda in Design

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 Design

We will once again be displaying stunning plants from the National Plant Collection Scheme on our stand at the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show. At the 2017 Chelsea show we housed plants from the National Auricula Collection but the identity for this year’s plants is still under wraps. The National Plant Collection Scheme is the […]

Posted by Linda in Design

We are delighted to be continuing our partnership with Plant Heritage, and our sponsorship of the 2018 directory. Plant Heritage is part of the National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens. As the world’s leading cultivated plant conservation charity, Plant Heritage brings together the talents of botanists, horticulturalists and conservationists with keen amateur […]

Posted by Linda in Design

Welcome to the February issue of the Griffin Glasshouses newsletter. 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 […]

Posted by Linda in Design

The quality of the structure and their quintessentially British design are driving overseas sales for one of the country’s leading bespoke glasshouse manufacturers. In the few weeks since the start of 2018, Hampshire-based Griffin Glasshouses has received firm orders from the USA, Italy, France and Sweden with many other overseas buyers expressing interest in them. […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme

Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses, attended the special birthday celebration on Wednesday 18th October 2019 at the Garden History Museum where she met Julia Stafford Allen, the County Organiser for Norfolk. Julia authors a wonderful garden blog featuring 90 gardens including Doug & Sue Copeland’s Essex garden, open to the public under the […]

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 […]