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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 […]