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Posted by Linda in Customers, News, Victorian

New greenhouse at Orchard Nursery, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Situated in a Victorian walled kitchen garden on the outskirts of East Grinstead, West Sussex, is family run business Orchard Nursery Plant Centre. When company directors, Lynda and Jonathan Bradford finally decided to replace their very dilapidated Victorian greenhouse that was originally on the site, they had a very specific brief and knew just the […]

Posted by Linda in Design, Tips

High quality aluminium greenhouse

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

Posted by Linda in National Garden Scheme, News

High quality aluminium greenhouse

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £12,068.50 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its greenhouses from the company’s National Garden Scheme collection. All greenhouses 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 […]

Posted by Linda in Maintenance, Tips

Aluminium greenhouse in the snow

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

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme, News

Beautiful Victorian greenhouse in Oxford

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 greenhouse with porch is from Griffin Glasshouses National Garden Scheme range which means the National Garden Scheme receives 5% […]

Beautiful aluminium greenhouse

Whilst many of our politicians are promoting the benefits of Brexit, increasing numbers of European gardeners are enthusiastically embracing the delights of quintessentially British greenhouses. 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

Victorian lean-to greenhouse

Sales of bespoke greenhouses 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

Victorian greenhouse bench

This year, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Griffin Glasshouses has launched a range of greenhouse 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 […]