News & Tips

Posted by Sharon in Customers, News

British manufacturers of garden buildings and structures are reporting an increase in interest from foreign markets from customers seeking British design, construction and craftmanship. The Posh Shed Company, which creates handcrafted sheds and garden storage solutions at its workshops in Herefordshire, has been trading for ten years and custom from Europe has reached its highest […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

Hopefully by this time of year your glasshouse is full of bountiful crops and an abundance of plants! August is largely a time for reaping the rewards from the work you put in earlier in the year, however there is always scope for planting something new to get a head start on the following season. […]

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme

Traditionally, Griffin Glasshouses are tailor-made for each customer and no two glasshouses are the same. However, alongside our bespoke models we have our National Garden Scheme (NGS) collection. The NGS range is our first ever collection of free-standing glasshouses for the keen gardener. Each model represents excellent value for money, features beautiful design and includes […]

Posted by Linda in RHS Hampton Court

We love the summer, not just because it means sunshine, blue skies and longer days in the garden, but because it also means we get to head out to shows and meet our customers. Due the size and scale of our products, and the fact that each one is bespoke and hand-crafted, it can be […]

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 Design

The sun’s rays can not only cause damage to humans but also to plants. Just like people, plants can experience sun damage. And whilst they might not turn the same shade od red as we do when sunburnt, the damage is evident on what is essentially their skin. Excess light exposure can cause the leaf […]

Griffin Glasshouses has announced plans to launch two new glasshouse designs and gardening favourite Alan Titchmarsh will be officially unveiling them at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. The new models are an expansion of the incredibly popular NGS range of glasshouses that Griffin launched six years ago to support the leading gardening charity […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

May is one of the most exciting times to be working in the glasshouse. The risk of frost has passed for the majority of the country – or it hopefully has! Most seedlings and young plants are now toughened up and this is the month to finalise the planting programme for the glasshouse. May sun […]