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As key partners for the National Garden Scheme, we have our customers to thank for helping us raise a record amount for the charity this year through sales of our NGS range of glasshouses. Griffin Glasshouses’ Managing Director Linda Lane presented the National Garden Scheme with a cheque for £25,367 from sales of Griffin Glasshouses […]

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We captured a very special moment at RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year, when we were able to present the painting created at RHS Chelsea 2022 by wonky artist Rachel Smith, to Dr Olivia Chapple of Horatio’s Garden. Last year at RHS Chelsea we ran a fundraising event for Horatio’s Garden on Press Day. Press […]

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By Linda Lane Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses This is the big question for June, even in the greenhouse.   All gardening is weather dependent but in recent years June has tended to be the start of a drought period.  If you follow old gardening lore the local oak trees are in leaf before the ash […]

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By Linda Lane Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses You need to be a ballet dancer to safely manoeuvre around my green house in May as every inch of space on staging, shelves and even the floor is taken up with pots, hanging baskets and trays of tomatoes and vegetable plants, all waiting for the risk […]

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RHS Chelsea is a real treat in the horticultural calendar and we wouldn’t miss it for the world. If you are planning on a visit this year, then be sure to come and find us on Royal Hospital Way! The much-anticipated RHS Chelsea Flower Show is not too far away, taking place in its traditional […]

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You may have seen beautiful Griffin Glasshouses online, but there are lots of opportunities for you to visit our glasshouses in gardens across the country too! Check out our list below to see where you can find us in publicly open gardens this year. We’ve been fortunate enough to install our glasshouses in many beautiful […]

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To describe April weather as unpredictable is a massive understatement, so let’s take a quick look as some of the old folklore sayings about it. April showers make lanes boggy April rain is good for hay and corn Thunder in April – floods in May If it rains on Easter Day    There shall be good […]

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February sees the start of the work rate increasing in the greenhouse in anticipation of those warm, frost-free days when we can plant our vegetables out in the garden. As the days lengthen the warmth in the greenhouse will be increasing, and so too is the need to slowly increase the rate of watering, but […]