Plants and Planting

Plants and Planting with Annie Guilfoyle

In March, Garden Designer and teacher Annie Guilfoyle joined us for the second part of her webinar series, The Garden Design Process: Plants and Planting. We brought together some of the highlights from the session for you to consider as you design...More >
Tags: growing, garden design, gardening, Planting Schemes
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Ann Marie Powell Book

Ann-Marie Powell's My Real Garden Book Review

Garden Designer, TV personality and Author, Ann-Marie Powell has taken the past year in her stride, harnessing everything we love about the outdoors and our gardens, pouring her energy into creating a unique and wonderful book, My Real Garden. At...More >
Tags: book, real garden, gardening, advice
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Julia Parker Little Grower's Cookbook Review

Little Grower's Cookbook Review

With a year of intermittent home schooling under some of our belts, it can be difficult to think of new ways in which we can engage with our children. Authors Ghillie James and Julia Parker have come together to create a beautifully illustrated,...More >
Tags: Growing cookbook. gardening, Recipes
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Terrarium step by step

How to make a simple Terrarium

Terrariums are ideal if you don’t have much space or want to bring some greenery inside. They are low-maintenance , a great introduction to growing under glass and a good desk companion. We’ve put together some simple steps to help you create your...More >
Tags: Terrarium, how to, Succulents
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M&L by Alitex

Marston & Langinger by Alitex

For years, under the eye of founder Peter Marston, Marston & Langinge r developed stunning double glazed structures from conservatories and orangeries to garden rooms in wood. Motivated by enthusiastic passion and joy for interior design,...More >
Tags: M&L, Marston & Langinger, Bespoke Structures
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Apprentices sitting in greenhouse

Question time with our apprentices

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week we decided to sit down with Cameron, Hannah and Harry to talk about how their apprenticeship's with Alitex are progressing. We currently have 4 apprentices across Alitex in manufacturing and production...More >
Tags: manufacturing apprentice, Apprenticeship, school level apprenticeships
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February Growing Calendar

February and Beyond - A Growing Calendar

Getting Organised February is a funny old time in the garden, traditionally known as the hungry gap - a time when the garden rests and there is very little in the way of vegetables to harvest apart from parsnips and winter greens. If you are forcing...More >
Tags: gardening, Growing Season, February
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