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Autumn in the Conservatory

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Summer is very much over and we’ve been experiencing a few blustery days down South. I always know when autumn is coming because my efficient Marston & Langinger roof vents are closing earlier as the evenings draw in. The roof blinds, which have been a…

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Controlling Conservatory Bugs

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Last month we covered pruning and maintaining plants after the winter months. With spring well underway, we are now facing a bug invasion! The problem with bugs is that they enjoy this lovely weather as much as we do. However, since moving from a wooden…

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6 Ways to Light up your Conservatory

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The first glasshouse was built in 1949 in Connecticut. Designed by architect Philip Johnson, and now preserved as a National Historic Landmark, the building is “an essay in minimal structure, geometry, proportion and the effects of transparency and reflection.” Credit: theglasshouse.org Glasshouses are now commonplace…

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The revival of the houseplants

By | Advice, Trends

Houseplants were once a hobby for the relaxed older generation who had time and knowledge to care for them. They have now crept their way back into our lives as the latest interior trend for the country’s most fashionable homes, shops and restaurants. Statistics show…

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