News & Tips

Posted by Linda in Design, Tips

An elegant feature in its own right, a glasshouse or orangery can undoubtably increase your garden’s potential by opening new growing opportunities, but thorough planning is essential. To choose the right glasshouse for your individual requirements and use it effectively, Linda Lane, manging director of Griffin Glasshouses, recommends that you consider the following points before […]

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme, News

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £12,068.50 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its glasshouses from the company’s National Garden collection. All glasshouses in Griffin’s National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and the company gives 5% of the proceeds to the charity. Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses and daughter […]

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

Help keep your plants strong and healthy this winter. Before the frosts set in prepare your glasshouse for winter to protect the less hardy plants against the ravages of the cold weather. According to one of the country’s leading glasshouse makers, you need to follow some simple guidelines to keep them strong and healthy. Linda […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme, News

Keen gardeners Zoe and Peter Walker from Shiplake near Henley on Thames are enjoying their new Griffin Glasshouses greenhouse which they are using to grow summer flowering plants from seed. Their beautiful 3m by 4.9m Rosemary glasshouse with porch is from Griffin Glasshouses National Garden Scheme range which means the National Garden Scheme receives 5% […]

Whilst many of our politicians are promoting the benefits of Brexit, increasing numbers of European gardeners are enthusiastically embracing the delights of quintessentially British glasshouses. Since exhibiting at the RHS shows at Chelsea and Hampton Court, Griffin Glasshouses has received a significant increase in enquiries and actual sales from customers in France, Norway, Ireland and […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

Sales of bespoke structures from Griffin Glasshouses in its 50th year have been at record levels and the key driver has been continued consumer demand for the Victorian style which has led to a new development for 2016. The key reminders of this historic period are highly decorative spandrels, steep pitches to roofs, narrow glass […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, RHS Hampton Court, Victorian

This year, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Griffin Glasshouses has launched a range of glasshouse work benches with a Victorian-styled theme. It is part of the company’s drive to generate maximum authenticity but without the high levels of maintenance associated with historic structures of this type. Visitors to the Hampton Court Flower Show […]

Posted by Linda in News

Anne Upton from Wythall in Worcestershire is celebrating after winning a bespoke Griffin Glasshouses greenhouse with Victorian features worth £20,000. An enthusiastic gardener, she was picked at random from more than 6,800 entries for the Griffin Glasshouses 50th anniversary glasshouse competition which featured in a national newspaper. “I am absolutely delighted with my win, it’s […]