Thomas Messenger Greenhouse at Torberry

Chelsea 2016: Preparing for the show

After our success at RHS Chelsea Flower Show last year, including winning best trade stand, we've set Uncle Jim the task of growing our kitchen garden again ready for the 2016 show. Whilst our high pressured sodium lamps are mimicking the warmer...More >
Tags: greenhouse, plants, growing, RHS chelsea flower show, conservatory, aluminium, kitchen garden
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Alitex Peloton Tour De Force charity

The Alitex Peloton 2016

If you've been following Alitex for a while now, you will know that back in Summer 2014, a group of Alitex cyclists took on the challenge of cycling the Tour de Force which follows the same route as the Tour de France but starting and completing...More >
Tags: Charity, alitex, Peloton, Tour de Force, William Wates Memorial Trust, Cycling
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The Pig Hotel

Winter at The Pig

I recently visited The Pig in the New Forest on a beautifully clear, crisp winter's day, to catch up with Head Gardener Jack Lindfield and see what's growing in the Alitex greenhouse and kitchen garden. It was my first visit to The Pig franchise (...More >
Tags: kitchen garden, the pig, greenhouse, New Forest, the pig hotel, growing your own
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Sally, Mark and Ray attempting the Mohawk Walk

Our 2015 company day out

Once a year, our MD Tom arranges a day out for everyone at Alitex. It’s always left a surprise until the very last minute, leaving everyone guessing and it has always been a great team building opportunity that we look forward to. This year was no...More >
Tags: Company day out, behind the scenes, wokefield park, activity day
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Calling all Pinners

Are you planning a conservatory project, daydreaming of a new greenhouse or simply a creative on the look out for inspiration? If the answer is yes to any of the above, you will love what we have added to our website. All of our images can now be...More >
Tags: Pinterest, social media, inspiration, events
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Screen shot of new Alitex website - home page

Welcome to the new Alitex website

It’s been a busy start to the year here at Alitex HQ, but we are finally able to share some exciting news; the launch of our shiny new website. As well as a modern new look and a collection of inspiring images, we’ve also added some features that...More >
Tags: New website, TLC, clean and care, The Green Room, blog, events, NGS
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Floor plans for an old Alitex Portchester greenhouse

A blast from the Alitex past

Sometimes, certain things come through the post that get us extremely excited, such was the case last week when a little gem fell on our doorstep. A client of ours had been clearing out their attic when they stumbled upon some old documents relating...More >
Tags: Alitex history, greenhouse, Portchester
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