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Posted by Linda in News, RHS Chelsea

Celebrating 50 years creating the highest quality greenhouses

Bespoke greenhouse manufacturer, Griffin Glasshouses celebrates 50 years creating the highest quality greenhouses. Journalist and television presenter Janet Street-Porter helped mark this milestone at the Chelsea Flower Show by cutting a special anniversary cake alongside Linda Lane, Managing Director, Griffin Glasshouses.

Posted by Paul in Design, News, RHS Chelsea

Small aluminium greenhouse

A new design initiative by the UK’s leading bespoke greenhouse manufacturer that was launched at the Chelsea Flower Show cuts the cost of greenhouses by several thousand pounds. Griffin Glasshouses has redesigned some of its structures so that insulated aluminium panels reach down to floor level, removing the need to have brick footings. “Brickwork can […]

Posted by Paul in Design, News

Folding greenhouse bench

Almost all Griffin’s greenhouses can now be fitted with folding greenhouse staging to give more growing space during the season. The company’s patented “fold away” bench design provides ideal accommodation for seed boxes and pot plants but, when the growing season arrives, can be simply folded down to reveal the growing area. “It is a […]

Posted by Linda in News

Linda Lane, Managing Director Griffin Glasshouses, Hampshire

The recent gales – and forecasts of more to come shortly – have blown an unexpected bonus to a Hampshire specialist glasshouse company. Griffin Glasshouses of Ropley near Winchester has received requests to repair storm damage with costs ranging from more than £80,000 to restore a Victorian structure to a few pounds to put in […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme, News

Griffin Glasshouses, the family owned creators and manufacturers of bespoke greenhouses for connoisseur garden owners, has launched a collection of five designs in support of the National Garden Scheme. All greenhouses in the National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and Griffin donates 5% of the proceeds to the charity. Each year the […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

Victorian style aluminium greenhouse

British enthusiasts are driving a revival of interest in Victorian greenhouse design and architecture according to the UK’s leading bespoke producer. The family run Griffin Glasshouses of Ropley near Winchester in Hampshire has identified a clear trend over the past five years and now, the majority of their made-to-measure designs reflect the specialist features that […]

Posted by Linda in Tips

John Harrison gives seasonal growing tips

For a great source of growing tips, we recommend John Harrison’s allotment website.  John has been growing vegetables on his own allotment for many years and his website is the most popular allotment site in the UK, full of help and advice on vegetable & fruit growing and cooking. John is passionate about the quality […]

Posted by Linda in Sustainability

Plants in greenhouse

Linda Lane, Managing Director at Griffin Glasshouse explains the company’s long-standing approach to sustainability “We have a responsibility to keep our impact on the environment to an absolute minimum and therefore it is important that through our business and manufacturing activities, we act positively to reduce or eliminate waste and pollution.” Griffin Glasshouses seeks to […]