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Posted by Linda in Tips

Victorian greenhouse in Oxford garden

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 greenhouses are currently full of over-wintering pot […]

Victorian greenhouse benching and folding shelves

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

Beautiful aluminium greenhouse

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 […]

Traditional greenhouse at Holehird Gardens Cumbria

Spring is just around the corner and gardens are on the cusp of greatness but before 2018 gets into full swing, let’s take a moment to reflect on last year. Our sales in 2017 were 20% more than in the previous year, the highest in Griffin Glasshouses’ history, and one of the key factors behind […]

Posted by Linda in Design

The quality of the structure and their quintessentially British design are driving overseas sales for one of the UK’s leading bespoke greenhouse manufacturers. In the few weeks since the start of 2018, Hampshire-based Griffin Glasshouses has received firm orders from the USA, Italy, France and Sweden with many other overseas buyers expressing interest in them. […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme

Rosemary greenhouse in Essex featured in NGS Norfolk blog

Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses, attended the special birthday celebration on Wednesday 18th October 2019. Also attending the event at the Garden History Museum was Julia Stafford Allen, the NGS County Organiser for Norfolk. Julia authors a wonderful garden blog featuring 90 gardens which includes Doug & Sue Copeland’s Essex garden. Their garden […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, Design, News

Butterfly house in Portsmouth Hampshire

There has been a real sense of excitement around Cumberland House Natural History Museum in Portsmouth as visitors flock to experience flying gems in the new Butterfly House. Since opening last month, the purpose-built Butterfly House by Griffin Glasshouses has attracted more than 13,000 visitors through its door to see the tropical butterflies thrive in […]

Posted by Linda in Design, National Garden Scheme, News

National Glasshouse Scheme Fennel Greenhouse

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £11,204.16 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its greenhouses from the company’s National Garden Scheme collection. The leading greenhouse specialist has supported the charity since 2012.  All greenhouses in Griffin’s National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and the company gives 5% of the proceeds to […]