News & Tips

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme

New NGS Lavender greenhouse

Traditionally, Griffin’s greenhouses are tailor-made for each customer and no two greenhouses 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 greenhouses for the keen gardener. Each model represents excellent value for money, features beautiful design and […]

Posted by Linda in RHS Hampton Court

Griffin Glasshouses' greenhouses at Hampton Court RHS

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

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 […]