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Tasks for your greenhouse this May

It’s hard to believe that we have arrived in May, but with two out of five weekends being a bank holiday this month, there are lots of opportunities to spend time in your garden and make sure you are up to date on all of the main greenhouse tasks...More >
Tags: greenhouse, gardening, tips, temperature, May, RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Tasks for your greenhouse this March

March is one of the most exciting months on the gardening calendar. The sights of spring are hiding around every corner and you can really start to get going in the greenhouse . The first thing to bear in mind is the unpredictable weather that March...More >
Tags: March, greenhouse, Temperatures, spring, growing, pollinating, roof vents
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Tasks for your greenhouse this February

As February marches on, you will notice the days are starting to lengthen gradually meaning you can slowly begin to increase the frequency with which plants are watered; nonetheless the soil should be kept on the dry side until the end of the month...More >
Tags: greenhouse, February, growing, gardening, Temperatures
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Tasks for your greenhouse this January

After the chaos of the festive period, you will be pleased to hear that the gardening calendar starts off with a much calmer vibe. January provides the opportunity to snuggle down in your favourite armchair and finally read through those seed...More >
Tags: greenhouse, growing, Winter, January, Temperatures
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Expert seed-sowing tips

The second how-to video with John Wood, Head Gardener at the National Trust's Hinton Ampner, is now available on the Country Life website Gardens section. The first video in the Alitex series, saw John giving propagation tips. The second is all...More >
Tags: sowing, seeds, greenhouse
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Tasks and Tips for your greenhouse in November

Tasks and Tips for your greenhouse in November

There are lots of things you can do in your greenhouse during November to be well-prepared for next year's growing season. November is all about maintenance and cleaning... Temperature It's a good idea to try and maintain a minimum temperature of...More >
Tags: greenhouse, clean and care, temperature, ventilation, humidity, plant care
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Logan Botanic Gardens, the first carbon neutral glasshouse open to the public in the UK

On June 27 this year the new glasshouse at Logan Botanic Gardens in Scotland (part of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) opened with a fanfare, attracting the attention of the BBC who featured the structure on a recent programme (Beechgrove...More >
Tags: Royal botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Logan Botanic Gardens, alitex greenhouse, sustainable greenhouse
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What To Do in Your Greenhouse in July

Last week one of our larger greenhouse projects was included in ITV’s Love Your Garden (with Alan Titchmarsh) in their episode about Gardening under Glass. After discussing the advancements in glasshouses over the centuries – of particular note was...More >
Tags: alitex, love your garden, growing under glass
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