Glass Lantern Cloche.

At this time of year, we start making our glass lantern cloches, as a lot of us will be needing them before too long, to protect the more tender plants through the colder, frosty months.

Christine is going you use the smaller ones this winter on the dahlias, rather than lift them. We have a Melianthus Major in the garden, which suffered a good bit last year, so we will use the big cloche, with two extensions on it, making it over three feet tall. That should keep it snug, and on warmer days, the top section can be twisted round a bit for ventilation.

The small cloches are about 16” in diameter, and the large ones about 22”. Both are solidly made from iron (no flimsy copper foil), and glazed with reclaimed glass from old greenhouses, which we cut to size in the workshop.

Some of this glass is pre-war, and has a lovely uneven appearance. Perfectly serviceable though, and the traditional putty means these will last for decades.

The small one weighs in at about 6kg, and the big one 11kg, so no chance of blowing over or away!.

As always, we have tried hard to make these affordable for practical use, and the large one is £145, the smaller one £95. The price includes the base section, or without, they are £95 and £65 respectively.

We send the cloches with a courier, at cost only, or deliver free within twenty or so miles of finchingfield.

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Harrogate Spring Flower Show

20-23 April 2017

Great Yorkshire Showground

At this years Harrogate Flower Show we will be will be re-launching the Daisy Chairs featured in Diarmuid Gavin's Chelsea Flower Show garden in 2007.

 

We will also be showing some of our new designs such as the Lantern Cloche shown here on our website. They are available to pre-order and collect at the Harrogate Flower show.

Le Versha Chairs

We are pleased to announce the long awaited return of the Le Versha chairs, originally designed by David Le Versha for Anthropologie.

 These chairs remain in constant demand, even after the Anthropologie stock has sold out. Production has now resumed here at the original workshops in England, and can be purchased directly from us.

With this comes the advantage of the Le Versha chairs being produced to a higher standard, two of the patterns can be specified with arms, and the range of colours has been extended to include Blackcurant and Lime, as well as the original Tangerine, Strawberry and Plum. There is, of course, also the option of Black or White.

Prices £190 Each