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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Alitex Loves - February

Rainbow recipes If you are hosting a party, looking for something fun for the children or simply after a bit of joy to brighten up a gloomy day, try at least one of these colourful rainbow recipes . Chinese New Year Yesterday marked the longest and...More >
Tags: Recipes, NGS, badminton, Chinese New Year
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Alluring Orchids festival at Kew Gardens

Alluring Orchids at Kew Gardens

Last night Amanda and Sally from the Alitex team, spent an evening wandering through London’s most beautiful tropical flower display at the Alluring Orchids festival, Kew Gardens. The event, which was set in the stunning Princess of Wales...More >
Tags: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, events, orchids, festival
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Handle to vent inside an Alitex greenhouse

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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February growing tip

As the days in February are starting to lengthen, you can slowly begin to increase how often you water your plants; however, remember to keep the soil on the dry side until the end of the month. 

Alitex conservatory is home to an award winning endless pool

Alitex house an award winning pool

Our greenhouses and conservatories often reside in the most beautiful grounds across the UK, but it’s not everyday we build a home for an award swimming pool. We were delighted to hear that ‘ Endless Pools ’ and ‘ Home counties pools & hot tubs...More >
Tags: conservatory, award, endless pool, health
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Our crop for kitchen garden stand at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 update

Here at HQ, there is an anxious yet exciting buzz among the events team and an ominous glow coming from our Messenger greenhouse – It can only mean one thing, RHS Chelsea Flower Show plans are well and truly underway! This year we are featuring a...More >
Tags: greenhouse, rhs chelsea, kitchen garden, growing
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