Hartley Magazine

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Sweet Basil: King of the Kitchen Herbs

Whereas many greenhouse plants are essentially decorative or useful basils may be both. Crucial fresh as an essential culinary herb a pot or several of basil can also be rather attractive especially the small leaved sorts. Indeed pots of manicured small leaved basil can substitute for box topiary during the summer. To be fair though […]

Rachel Parker Soden uses Hartley Horizon in RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014 Design

Rachel is an award winning Landscape and Garden Designer based in Surrey. She choose a Hartley glasshouse as the focal point in her garden design for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014. Rachel says “The glass ‘room’ is key to the design of Lust, and it is vital to get it right. Right from […]

Conceptual Lust Garden by Rachel Parker Soden

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014 Designer Rachel Parker Soden Contractor Burnham Landscaping Lust Garden in the Inspire Zone Site No. IN10 Conceptual Garden [email protected] www.rachelparkersoden.co.uk 72 First Avenue, West Molesey KT8 2QN 07980 179470 Sinful Gardens at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show This year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show sees the Conceptual […]

Scarlet Geranium

This greenhouse family gives us surprisingly tough house and conservatory plants, also loved as outdoor summer bedding and happy in fairly cramped containers. These have gorgeous flowers and beautiful foliage year round in a bewildering range of colours. With different leaf shapes and patterns, even trailing varieties, many are scented and some can be used […]

Local Primary School Proud Owner of Patio Glasshouse

Our neighbouring school, Greenfield Primary are the proud owners of a brand new Hartley Patio Glasshouse. As we all start to appreciate the value of organic home grown produce it is important that our children learn about where our food comes from, the environmental benefits of growing our own and the pleasure it can give […]