Seed sowing tips from Katherine Crouch

The Garden in March and Seed Sowing Tips

Looking back at the March articles for the last two years, I notice I made references to the month being cold with drying winds, rendering the soil pleasantly dry to work. Not so this year, for at the time of writing it is still inclined to rain...More >
Tags: alitex, Katherine crouch, garden design
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Freestanding greenhouse in beautiful flower garden

Trees and Greenhouses

It is getting to the time of year when life comes back to our gardens and we start to wonder what we should do next. I don't think you can go wrong by adding a tree or two, if you have the room - and there is still time to get deciduous trees in the...More >
Tags: greenhouse gardening, matthew Haddon, matthew haddon garden design yorkshire
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Tom Hall from Alitex and James Alexander Sinclair, Garden Designer

Bringing down the House - Sinclair gets Gold!

The Alitex team had been looking forward to our lecture for weeks – particularly the social media team, as we already had an insight into James Alexander Sinclair’s easy to like style and horticultural confidence from Twitter and YouTube. James has...More >
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Kew gardens diploma students on tour

Kew Diploma Student Tour with Alitex 2013

“The School of Horticulture at Kew has been described on many occasions as a ‘centre of excellence’ and as such is at the very heart of world-wide horticultural and botanical education. As a result, close links are maintained with many institutions...More >
Tags: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, alitex, kew diploma
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Alitex Partnership

Kew Gardens School of Horticulture Prizes 2012

As part of the on-going relationship between Alitex and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew , Alitex sponsor one of the final year prizes for students at the School of Horticulture. We are delighted to announce Ben Houston is the 2012 winner of The Alitex...More >
Tags: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, kew horticultural prizes, alitex, alitex greenhouses, alitex conservatory
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Alitex Cleaning

Glasshouse Cleaning at West Dean

Recently you would have found me on my knees cleaning the propagation house at West Dean (or Wet Dean as I’ve rechristened it this year) with Chris the glasshouse gardener. It’s the smallest of our glasshouses , erected by our founder Edward James...More >
Tags: west dean walled gardens, alitex, alitex greenhouses, alitex conservatories, classic victorian greenhouses
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