News & Tips

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 […]

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme, News

We are very excited to announce that we are launching two new glasshouse 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

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

A glasshouse 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

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. Linda Lane, managing director of Griffin Glasshouses, one of the […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

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 […]

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 Customers, News, Sustainability

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 […]