At Hartley we are extremely proud of our heritage, below is a timeline throughout our history.
Women busy at work in the early days
Used so effectively in the blackouts of the Blitz, this simple but innovative product helped save many lives.
To acknowledge the English Victorians as the worlds's greatest pioneers and inventors, is something of an injustice to Vincent Hartley. In the 1950s he patented his original aluminium greenhouse design, which excelled over its Victorian wood and wrought iron forerunner in every way.
Used for weighing and measuring
An early Hartley Leaflet
An original Hartley greenhouse order receipt No 959
A 1950s Hartley greenhouse invoice
A Spring & Winter copies of 'The Greenhouse', a fifties quarterly review for gardeners.
Prevents burning and boiling over milk
The original Hartley range of British greenhouses
Hartley 10 self assembly technical drawing & instructions
The year when one of our most popular ranges was born
A modern range of contemporary glasshouses
A very popular traditional greenhouse
A new range of small glasshouses those with limited space
A popular choice for many customers.
Launched at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016
Best Trade Stand 2017
Hartley Botanic was commissioned to build a centre piece glasshouse for the RHS Global Growth Vegetable garden at RHS Hyde Hall
Hartley Botanic wins the Director General's Tradestand Award at RHS Chelsea 2018
Launch of our Self Cleaning Glass
Launch of the Magnum Opus Glasshouse
The Hartley Grow and Store is added to the Hartley Botanic range and displayed at RHS Chelsea 2019
Hartley Botanic wins the Director General's Tradestand Award for the second year running at RHS Chelsea 2019
Like our forefathers before we will continue to innovate throughout the 21st century.