News & Tips

Posted by David in Design

By Linda Lane, managing director of Griffin Glasshouses In normal times October is a cooler month, often with the first frosts in the north and more exposed locations as we head for November.  But today, who knows?  The best advice is to listen to the weather forecasts and, if you have an accurate barometer, keep […]

Posted by David in Tips

02 September 2022 September is a crossroad month in the greenhouse – but it all depends on the weather By Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses It has been an interesting summer for fruit and vegetables in the greenhouse.  Some people have had poor to moderate tomato crops and other are enjoying bumper harvests […]

Posted by David in Design

Griffin Glasshouses strives to design greenhouses in keeping with the surroundings. Whether it be a listed building or a modern eco-house, we create our greenhouses according to the unique traits of every property.   Which option will work for your property? Traditionally, Victorian greenhouses had steeper roof pitches with fairly narrow glazing. Manufacturers only made […]

Posted by Linda in News

High quality greenhouse in County Offaly

Looking for one of the most sophisticated and maintenance-free designs for greenhouses available on the market? Griffin Glasshouses designed a Victorian greenhouse that’s exactly that and it’s on display in County Offaly. Imagine this top-quality greenhouse on your property! Polydome is the official agent for the whole of Ireland for Griffin Glasshouses. 2015 marked 50 […]

Posted by David in News

As long-time supporters of the fundraising work of the National Gardens Scheme, Griffin Glasshouses were delighted to present a record £25,000 cheque to the charity, raised from proceeds from sales of glasshouses in 2021. Our NGS collection of glasshouses has helped us to raise a record £25,000 for the National Gardens Scheme this year. 5% […]

Posted by David in News

The actor Jeremy Irons, super chef Rick Stein, Olympian Linford Christie, former prima ballerina Dame Darcey Bussell and BBC newscaster Sophie Raworth were among more than twenty celebrities who visited Griffin Glasshouses stand at Chelsea to do a spot of water colour painting for charity. They came to meet The Wonky Artist, Rachel Smith-Ruffle, who, […]

Posted by David in Design

In our fundraiser for Horatio’s Garden, the Wonky Artist was on hand to encourage celebrities at Chelsea Flower Show Press Day to contribute to her painting, which will be auctioned off in aid of the charity. Pictured: Rachel Smith and Dame Darcey Bussell. Griffin Glasshouses have held a stand at RHS Chelsea for many years, […]

Posted by Paul in Design, News, RHS Chelsea

Small aluminium greenhouse

For years, Griffin Glasshouses has been at the forefront of using innovation to benefit our clients’ gardens but also their pockets. A major milestone for this leading bespoke greenhouse manufacturer took place in 2014, during the Chelsea Flower Show. There Griffin Glasshouses launched a new initiative: a structure redesign with various benefits, including cutting costs […]