News & Tips

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

Victorian greenhouse benching and folding shelves

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

Beautiful traditional greenhouse

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 of red as we do when sunburnt, the damage is evident on what is essentially their skin. Excess light exposure can cause the leaf […]

Alan Titchmarsh

Griffin Glasshouses has announced plans to launch two new greenhouse 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 greenhouses that Griffin launched six years ago to support the leading gardening charity […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

Victorian greenhouse bench at Holehird Gardens Cumbria

May is one of the most exciting times to be working in the greenhouse. 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 greenhouse. May sun […]

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme, News

Alan Titchmarsh

We are very excited to announce that we are launching two new greenhouse designs as part of our NGS range. We are even more excited that gardening favourite Alan Titchmarsh will be officially unveiling them at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show next week! The new models are an expansion of our NGS range that […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News

Traditional greenhouse

Glasshouses have long been a key feature in British gardens, nestled in the heart of growing spaces, providing a home for growing and horticultural all year round. Whilst they have been a cornerstone of the garden for some time, they have not always been accessible by everyone. Linda Lane, managing director of Griffin Glasshouses, uncovers […]

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

Greenhouse maintenance and cleaning

A greenhouse can serve many purposes, particularly in the varied Great British climate! It can provide a space to allow plants, fruit and vegetables to grow and thrive under protection. It can also grant you the chance to keep gardening even when the weather turns against you! To allow this valuable outdoor space opportunity to […]

Posted by Linda in Design

Victorian style aluminium greenhouse

A new greenhouse 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. Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses, one of the […]