Kew Temperate House reopens

Kew Temperate House reopens

World’s largest Victorian greenhouse reopens after major restoration Kew Gardens in London has reopened its Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse – after a five-year restoration in which the Grade I-listed structure was stripped back to bare metal. The vast greenhouse, which is home to a geographically arranged collection of 10,000 plants from temperate climates around the world,…

Selecting The Best Value Greenhouse for All-year-round Growing

A good quality greenhouse enables gardeners to ensure the productive growth of their crops, regardless ofthe weather, season or location. What is the value of a Domestic Greenhouse? A good quality greenhouse enables gardeners to ensure the productive growth of their crops, regardless of the weather, growing season or location. Greenhouse gardening was once the activity solely for commercial plant…

Pollinating indoor strawberries

If you’ve been growing strawberries under cover, don’t forget you can help with their pollination It’s April and the strawberries in my polytunnel are starting to flower, which is great! However, although strawberries are self-fertile (which means they are self-pollinating) they may need a little help if you’re growing them under cover. Outside strawberry flowers will have the wind and…