Alitex allotment

3 immunity boosting edibles that you can grow

With the growing season well and truly on the way, we've put together a list of immunity boosting veg you can get growing now. Beetroot Rich in glutamine, fibre, vitamin B6, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C; Beetroot is particularly good...More >
Tags: Immunity boosting, allotment, peppers, beetroot
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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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Lavender outside Alitex greenhouse

Low maintenance plants

If a low maintenance greenhouse or garden is your dream then take a look below at a selection of our favourite low maintenance plants. These easy to grow plants can survive the not so green-thumbed amongst us with just a little love. With enough...More >
Tags: greenhouse growing, easy growing, low maintenance, plants
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Virtual Events 2021

Our Virtual Events

Whilst we didn’t all wake up on January 1st and find ourselves facing a new year with lots of events and face to face contact that we have so been craving, we are here to tell you all is not lost! As we wait for the world to sort itself out, we are...More >
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Wintry greenhouse

A New Growing Season

The start of 2021 certainly feels different to previous ‘new year’ beginnings, but there’s no reason why we can’t retain a little normality, especially when it comes to our gardens. They have been there for us throughout lockdown, and we definitely...More >
Tags: wintry greenhouse, new growing season, rejuvenate your garden
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