Hartley Magazine

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David Domoney presents green-fingered school with £4,000 greenhouse for getting their grown-ups growing

TV presenter David Domoney yesterday presented Cranberry Academy, Alsager with a stunning Hartley Botanic greenhouse worth £4,000 for its fantastic effort during the fourth annual national ‘Get Your Grown-ups Growing’ initiative hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening. The Cheshire-based academy devoted an entire week to a Get Your Grown-ups Growing […]

Raymond Blanc to launch new glass house at RHS Chelsea 2014

Raymond Blanc OBE is proud to ‘open’ the Hartley Botanic Westminster Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Stand TR1 On Monday 19 May, Raymond Blanc OBE will join his friends from Hartley Botanic to officially open their garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, Stand TR1. The highlight of the garden will be a showcase of […]

Hartley Botanic wins Best in Show at the Chelsea Flower Show

Hartley Botanic is proud to announce that our garden has been awarded Best Tradestand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014. The garden, which was officially opened by Raymond Blanc OBE during press day on Monday 19th May, features a choice selection of different greenhouses including the new Westminster design. The magnificent structure is a […]

Local Primary School Proud Owner of Patio Greenhouse

Our neighbouring school, Greenfield Primary are the proud owners of a brand new Hartley Patio Glasshouse. As we all start to appreciate the value of organic home grown produce it is important that our children learn about where our food comes from, the environmental benefits of growing our own and the pleasure it can give […]

Conceptual Lust Garden by Rachel Parker Soden

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014 Designer Rachel Parker Soden Contractor Burnham Landscaping Lust Garden in the Inspire Zone Site No. IN10 Conceptual Garden [email protected] www.rachelparkersoden.co.uk 72 First Avenue, West Molesey KT8 2QN 07980 179470 Sinful Gardens at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show This year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show sees the Conceptual […]

Rachel Parker Soden uses Hartley Horizon in RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014 Design

Rachel is an award winning Landscape and Garden Designer based in Surrey. She choose a Hartley glasshouse as the focal point in her garden design for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014. Rachel says “The glass ‘room’ is key to the design of Lust, and it is vital to get it right. Right from […]

Hartley Botanic Sponsors The Hardy Plant Society’s AGM

The Hardy Plant Society, Nottingham members group held their AGM on Sat 28 March 2015 at Portland College. The Hardy Plant Society exists to ensure the conservation and cultivation of hardy herbaceous plants. It offers its membership of over 7000 keen gardener’s access to seeds, rare plants, winter meetings and summer outings. Months of planning […]

Special Guest at Chelsea Stand

Staff on the Hartley Botanic stand at the Chelsea Flower Show welcomed a very special guest this week – Sarah is the granddaughter of Norman Hartley who together with his brother Vincent founded V & N Hartley in 1938. Sarah’s mother Elizabeth (Normans daughter) has spoken to Sarah of her memories of visiting Chelsea the year of […]

Henri Le Worm garden choose a Hartley Patio Greenhouse for their stand at Hampton Court Palace

Created by Olivier Blanc & Charlotte Salt, Henri Le Worm aims to remind children where food comes from and the important role that nature plays in its production. Henri encourages children to engage with food and nature in a fun and playful way. In the App “Henri Le Worm – The Missing Cookbook,” children are […]

Press Release: Hartley Botanic to Donate Stunning Chelsea Flower Show Opus Greenhouse to the Horatio’s Garden in Glasgow

As soon as The Chelsea Flower Show closes its doors to the public on Saturday 28 May, the work of disassembling the beautiful gardens, trade stands and horticultural displays begins.  The Main Avenue Hartley Botanic Show Garden takes more than three weeks to construct and lovingly plant but only a few days to disassemble. Hartley […]