Hartley Magazine

All the latest news, hints, tips and advice from our experts

New Horizon: The Glasshouse For The Thoroughly Modern Gardener

The clean, uncluttered lines of Hartley Botanics’ new Horizon glasshouse – unveiled on stand MA13 at the 2012 RHS Chelsea Flower Show (May 22-26) – reflect a new age of modernism in the domestic landscape, giving garden owners the option to project contemporary house styles and increasingly popular rectilinear garden designs into their outdoor structures. […]

Hartley Greenhouse holds back the years

Hartley greenhouse holds back the years One of our greenhouse installers had a surprise when he took a replacement pane out to a customer recently, when he found the Hartley greenhouse he was working on dated back to 1965. The customer, who is now in his 90s, was the original buyer of the Hartley 10 […]

Waitrose help kids to get growing

Hartley Botanic have teamed up with Waitrose to support the retailer’s Get Your Grown-ups Growing competition – part of the RHS Campaign for School Gardening – by making a Hartley Tradition 6 greenhouse the first prize in the contest, for the most inspiring event staged as part of the scheme. We’re thrilled to be supporting […]

New England Garden Designers Take High Tea With Hartley At The British Consulate

Over 70 of New England’s leading landscape architects and garden designers will be the guests of Dr Phil Budden, the UK’s Consul General to New England on September 27 when the British Consulate Boston, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, hosts a horticultural high tea featuring talks by Johnny Mobasher, managing director of Hartley Botanic and international […]

Windsor school wins top prize for getting their ‘grown-ups growing’

St Edward’s Royal Free Ecumenical Middle School, Windsor, has been presented with a state-of-the-art Patio Glasshouse from Hartley Botanic, following its participation in the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual ‘Get your Grown-ups Growing’ event. A thousand schools across the country took part in the 2010 event, all of which were entered into a free prize draw […]

Glasshouse Gastronomy Comes To Syon Park

The fascinating heliquarium, or butterfly house, in the lobby of England’s newest luxury hotel prepares the visitor for the unexpected. London Syon Park, a Waldorf Astoria hotel set in the two hundred acre Syon House estate which has been home to the Duke of Northumberland for over 400 years, is no ordinary five star experience: […]

Heaven Is a Hothouse – RHS Chelsea Review

Owning a glasshouse is likely to feature at the top of any gardener’s wish list. Whatever the structure, from simple aluminium frame to the most luxuriously crafted designs, most of us would love the opportunity to garden under glass. It promises a world of new and exciting horticultural opportunties, where you can try out new […]

Glass Barriers Come Down at Chelsea Flower Show

Glasshouse garden’ inspires beginners and experts alike Compact versions of the grand estate glasshouses to be found at Kew, Hampton Court Palace and various RHS gardens are being unveiled by Hartley Botanic at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show (May 23-28) in a bid to appeal to amateur gardeners of differing skill levels. Their courtyard ‘glasshouse […]