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glasshouse

Brit a glass building, esp a greenhouse, used for growing plants in protected or controlled conditions
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

greenhouse, glasshouse

A glass-enclosed, heated structure for growing plants and out-of-season fruits and vegetables under regulated, protected conditions. Also see conservatory, hothouse, orangery.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The income generated from the new contract means he can rebuild the glasshouse, trebling production and creating up to nine more jobs.
Friday, December 2 Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, 'The Secret Garden' illuminated trail, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 5.30-8pm
Saturday, December 13 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Christmas Garlands, Workshop, Ken and Toni Whittaker, The Study Centre, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am.
Wednesday, October 29 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Autumn Shades, James Wheeler, The Study Centre, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 3pm.
Saturday, October 4 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Taking Care of Yourself in the Home and Garden, Workshop, The Study Centre Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am.
Monday, August 25 The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Bonsai for All, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 11am.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Open Air Theatre, Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 7.30pm.Saturday, July 26 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Container Growing, workshop, Ken and Toni Whittaker, The Study Centre, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30amThe National Gardens Scheme, gardens open for charity, Smithy Cottage, Leslie and Diana Standeven, Muckleston, 6pm.Sunday, July 27 The National Gardens Scheme, gardens open for charity, Mr and Mrs Allen, 15 St Johns Road, Pleck, Walsall, 11am.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Bonsai Demonstration, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 11am.
Wednesday, May 7 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, The Garden in May, Simon Gulliver, The Study Centre, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 3pmWest Bromwich Flower Club, Voyage of Dreams, Joan Rowland, United Reformed Church Hall, Newton Road, Great Barr, 7.30pm.
Saturday, April 12 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Roses and Castles (Canal Art), Workshop, The Study Centre Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am.
Saturday, March 15 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Yoga, Workshop, Pramilla Sashidharan, The Study Centre, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am.
Scotland's leading botanical garden has been forced to carry out emergency repairs to its glasshouses, to save thousands of rare and important plants after a breakdown in their automatic ventilation system.