Hartley Magazine

All the latest news, hints, tips and advice from our experts

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Wash and sow – there’s plenty to do in the greenhouse

Happy New Year! Here’s to fabulous crops, few pests and many pleasurable moments pottering in your Hartley greenhouse. With the wet weather, there is no better place to shelter as you check your plants. If you haven’t done so already, a water butt to collect rainwater from the roof is a ‘must’ and can be […]

The Installation Journey of a Victorian Grand Lodge Glasshouse, Oregon, USA

We are excited to share an inspiring video that unveils and demonstrates the installation of our beautiful Hartley Botanic Grand Lodge in the USA. This video takes you on a journey through the detailed installation process and the dedicated craftsmanship that goes into every Hartley Botanic Glasshouse.

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Last orders for the Festive season.

This image is a testament to climate change! Harvest any crops which remain in the unheated greenhouse. Start Amaryllis bulbs into growth as soon as you can, watering sparingly at first; just trickle a little tepid water around the bulb, increasing the amount as the bud appears. Once it is growing strongly, keep the compost […]

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Is it time to rethink the Christmas tree?

It’s the focal point in most homes at Christmas, but is the traditional Christmas tree an essential ingredient for the festive season? With the cost-of-living crisis biting some families hard, every purchase at this time of year needs scrutiny and that includes our festive decorations. You don’t need a statement Christmas tree to complete your […]