Alitex Open Day

Time for Dahlias: Tips from the Top

John Wood head gardener at Hinton Ampner recently visited us at Torberry for our Spring Open Day and provided a great lecture on growing from seeds and cuttings. As a gardener I was impressed by the demonstration and simply watching the practise of...More >
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Alitex Growing On

Notes from West Dean Gardens in April

Welcome to the Costa del West Sussex! Recent warm weather has Jim the gardens manager, cracking the horticultural whip to make the most of this benign weather before the mid-season maintenance schedule of the gardens and crops under glass takes over...More >
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Alitex Open Day

Summer Open Day at Torberry: Saturday 14th July 2012

We were so lucky with such fine and sunny weather for our Spring Open Day that my memories of it are all bathed in a perfect sunny halo. Fingers crossed that we can enjoy the weather on the 14th July when we host our Summer Open Day and invite you...More >
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Alitex National Trust Collection

WOW...It's a mobile Hidcote greenhouse at the Wellbeing of Women Charity Fundraiser, Basingstoke

Come and join us at the annual Garden and Gift Fair on Thursday May 10th,at Farleigh Wallop in aid of the charity Wellbeing of Women (WOW) dedicated to improving the healthy lives of women and children. The Fair will feature a lecture, entitled “...More >
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Drawings from our design office

Better Business by Design

Using design as the tool to differentiate your business. South East Design Forum (Sedf) and the Design Council arranged an exhibition of design-led businesses recently at Bedales School. The theme of the exhibition was to demonstrate how design adds...More >
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Alitex Greenhouse

Alitex at Chelsea: Our mono-pitch can look forward to a full display of plantings from Thrive

Chelsea Flower Show plans are really starting to come together - thank goodness! The mono-pitch is in place here at Torberry, sited against a south facing wall planted up with a wisteria and nectarine tree. In this sunshine we have managed to...More >
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Alitex Greenhouse

Repton Research

I was lucky enough to attend the inaugural Alitex Gardeners’ Question Time event recently. It was hugely successful and has to be a fixture on the calendar from now, I would think... I had responded to a request from the event organisers for a...More >
Tags: alitex, alitex greenhouses, alitex conservatories, Andy Lewis, Uppark House, national trust
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