Greenhouses have been serving British gardeners for centuries. They protect delicate plants from the changing seasons, and also enable you to grow varieties that wouldn’t ordinarily survive in the British climate.

In this video, I look at different greenhouses, including freestanding and lean-to versions, and their uses. Plus find out why you need a coldframe, and the benefits of using cloches in your beds and borders.

Whether you are cultivating exotics, or produce for the kitchen, growing under glass helps your precious plants survive and thrive.