Greenhouse building works

Let us look after your building works

The base to your greenhouse or conservatory is just as important as the structure itself. Not only do you need to get the dimensions right so that the aluminium and glass structure will fit exactly, you need to make sure it blends in well with the...More >
Tags: Building works, greenhouses, conservatories, base, brick
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28th March Open Morning

Join us for our open morning on the 28th March. Take a factory tour, look round our design office and enjoy a bacon butty!

Yellow beepalace with leaf cutter bee nesting inside

Alitex Loves - March

Mandarin Stone Market leaders in the natural stone industry, Mandarin Stone offer a beautiful collection of fashionable tiles and have ten showrooms across the UK. We recommend taking a look if you have a conservatory project planned. Bees Last week...More >
Tags: Mandarin Stone, Instagram, bees, beepalace, spring
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National Trust freestanding Mottisfont greenhouse is Wood Sage

Clifton Nurseries come to Torberry Farm

The countdown to RHS Chelsea Flower Show has entered the two month zone and not only are we busy growing a crop for our kitchen garden display, we are also preparing a second greenhouse. As well as a large bespoke, mono-pitch, lean-to greenhouse in...More >
Tags: RHS chelsea flower show, Clifton Nurseries, Matthew Wilson, Scotney, greenhouse
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Screen shot of new Alitex website - home page

Welcome to the new Alitex website

It’s been a busy start to the year here at Alitex HQ, but we are finally able to share some exciting news; the launch of our shiny new website. As well as a modern new look and a collection of inspiring images, we’ve also added some features that...More >
Tags: New website, TLC, clean and care, The Green Room, blog, events, NGS
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Mother Hen

Our top garden-themed Mothers Day gifts

Mothering Sunday is only days away and although it’s the ‘thought that counts’ we’ve decided that a box of Milk Tray simply won’t do this year. Here are our favourite gifts for the garden-loving mum. Seedball Growing wildflowers from seed can be...More >
Tags: Mothers Day, seeds, seed box, trug, bees
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Hanging baskets - March Tip

March is a good time to prepare hanging baskets for setting out in late May or June for a vibrant splash of colour.

Greenhouse benching in black

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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Floor plans for an old Alitex Portchester greenhouse

A blast from the Alitex past

Sometimes, certain things come through the post that get us extremely excited, such was the case last week when a little gem fell on our doorstep. A client of ours had been clearing out their attic when they stumbled upon some old documents relating...More >
Tags: Alitex history, greenhouse, Portchester
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