Alitex at Wisley

Spring time at Wisley: How is the Alitex Alpine Greenhouse faring?

On a beautiful spring day, with the sun overhead and a surprisingly full car park we were able to drop into our greenhouse at Wisley to see what it looked like at the moment and what horticultural wonders are being cultivated. The Wisley Alpine...More >
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Alitex Life

The Alitex and Friends Crocus Walk: Sunday 25th March. Leave at 9.30am

Each year for the last five, the Alitex team and friends, dogs and weekend guests have got together to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer research and education work, by doing a sponsored walk – a “crocus walk”. We are always talking about...More >
Tags: alitex, alitex greenhouse, alitex conservatory, crocus walk, crocus walk hampshire
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Alitex at Hampton Flower Show

National Trust Garden Collection at Hampton Court 2012

Call us gluttons for punishment; the Alitex team are going to be busy this summer! As if Chelsea wasn’t enough we are also going to be exhibiting our National Trust Hidcote greenhouse at Hampton Court Flower Show in conjunction with the National...More >
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Alitex Open Day

Gardener's Question Time at Torberry: Horticultural Fun!

As the sun went down on a beautiful spring day, birds chattered their evensong to welcome over forty guests to our show site at Torberry for a horticultural evening of fun. We were delighted to have Marina Christopher from Phoenix Perennials, Tony...More >
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Alitex Conservatory

Let the Sunshine in...

Just a cursory glance online brings up all kinds of positive studies, medical and anecdotal, about the benefits of light for mankind, animals and horticulture. We thrive better on natural light; it is nutritionally good for us, helping our bodies...More >
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Alitex Guest Writer

Marina Copes With the Cold - and spares some tender thoughts for the plants!

To coincide with the coldest fortnight of the winter my central heating packed in and I was left without a way to heat the house. I thought I was a hardy perennial but soon realised what a tender little soul I was as I clothed myself in more and...More >
Tags: alitex, alitex greenhouses, alitex conservatories, Marina Christopher, Phoenix Perennials, Looking after plants in winter
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