Lacewing™ 6ft x 8ft Traditional Green Aluminium Frame Greenhouse

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Lacewing™ 6ft x 8ft Traditional Green Aluminium Frame Greenhouse
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Lacewing™ 6ft x 8ft Traditional Green Aluminium Frame Greenhouse

  • Choose which way your door opens - set up your door so that it opens to the left or the right
  • Choose which side your vent goes on - either roof side can have your vent on
  • Rustproof aluminium frame for long lasting durability
  • Polycarbonate (PC) panels are virtually unbreakable
  • Shatterproof glazing for increased safety
  • PC blocks 99.9% of harmful UV rays
  • Sliding door - can be left ajar for additional ventilation and won't open or shut further even in windy conditions
  • Roof gutters allow to collect and recycle rainwater
  • Roof vent for air circulation
  • Finished in green - will blend nicely into your garden
  • Maintenance free
  • Length: 243.8cm (8')
  • Width: 183cm (6')
  • Height: 216cm (7' 1")
  • Frame: aluminium
  • Frame thickness: 1.5mm
  • PC sheet thickness: 4mm
  • PC sheet density: 750g/m2

Included with the greenhouse:

  • Robust aluminium frame
  • Shatterproof PC glazing
  • 5 year warranty for PC sheets and aluminum frame

Click here to view the instructions

Why a Lacewing Traditional Greenhouse?

This Lacewing greenhouse is from our Traditional range, which means it offers you a classic greenhouse with great strength and robustness. The Traditional range features a sturdy aluminium frame and 4mm thick PC sheets, with even greater durability than our Essential range. Our greenhouses offer the flexibility of installing the door to slide to the left or to the right, allowing you the choice of which way you want the door to open. Even the roof vent can go on either side, for extra flexibility. This greenhouse also features a 5 year warranty on the high quality polycarbonate sheets.

The greenhouse features a sturdy 1.5mm thick aluminium frame with reinforced corner braces, providing extra stability.
The roof vents allow air circulation on hot days as well as pollinating insects to enter and exit the greenhouse. (Automatic vents available to purchase separately)
This greenhouse has been designed with a sliding door that can opened as needed for ventilation without having to worry about it banging in the wind.
Lacewing Greenhouse details
The 4mm thick polycarbonate panels block out 99.9% of the sun's harmful UV rays, increasing the development of plants. The PC panels are strong, shatterproof and help retain heat longer than glass, which makes them an ideal choice if you have children that are often playing in the area where the greenhouse is situated.
Gutters enable the collection and re-use of rainwater when used conjunction with water butt and rain water pipe (both sold separately).
Galvanised steel base available as an optional extra - provides stability and makes your greenhouse last even longer.

Do I need a base?

In order to get the most out of your greenhouse, it is essential to invest in a firm, level foundation. This will provide extra stability, anchoring your greenhouse to the ground during bad weather. It will also ensure that the frame sits flat and level, allowing all the parts to fit together as they should. Most importantly, it will help your greenhouse to last for years longer by making it more secure and stable. To purchase our high quality galvanised steel base, please tick the box opposite and add it to your basket.

Benefits of a base

  • Provides a ready made, firm foundation for your greenhouse
  • Will ensure your greenhouse frame sits as it should, allowing the panels to fit correctly
  • Will dramatically extend the life of your greenhouse
  • Will act as an anchor for your greenhouse during windy or stormy weather
  • The foundations are as important as the base. Please click here for more info

Do I need to purchase greenhouse staging?

Greenhouse staging is a highly convenient addition to your greenhouse - it will help to keep everything neat and organised and save precious space. High quality Lacewing greenhouse staging is available as an optional extra in the boxes below. The top shelf of our Essential staging can hold up to 30kg. It is made from galvanised steel, which is durable and strong, yet lightweight and easily portable. Our Traditional staging is made from rustproof aluminium and galvanised steel.

Please note: we advise you to double check the dimensions of the staging before completing your purchase. The main image shows the 'Essential', however the 'Traditional' will not fit in the same way.

Benefits of greenhouse staging

  • Saves precious space, helping you to make the most of your greenhouse
  • Helps to keep your plants neat and organised at all times
  • Versatile and portable: can be easily repositioned within the greenhouse
  • Lacewing staging features slatted shelves, allowing air to circulate around plants and excess water to drain away

Optional Extras
  • 4' 1" Lacewing™ Traditional 2 Tier Greenhouse Staging - Silver
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Do I need a vent arm?

Ventilation and temperature are highly important factors in maintaining the ideal growing environment in your greenhouse. An automated vent arm is highly useful for any greenhouse owner, as it helps to regulate these factors. This vent arm will automatically open the window when the temperature reaches your desired level, and will close again when the temperature drops. It is adjustable, and doesn't require electricity, which means no running costs.

Benefits of a vent arm

  • Allows you to control the environment in your greenhouse even when you're not there
  • Adjustable temperature range
Customer Reviews
Rating: 4/5

"Arrived promptly and missing parts sent quickly"

Reviewed Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Rating: 3/5

"EXpensive and needs a lot of labour and imagination to erect"

Reviewed Monday, 17 July 2017

Rating: 1/5

"This product in itself is as described, a greenhouse, following the instructions and putting this together is a nightmare, it took 2 of us 5 days to erect, even then it's not perfect. If I was asked I would advice buying a "glass one" and steer well clear of polycarbonate."

Reviewed Monday, 28 November 2016

Rating: 4/5


Reviewed Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Rating: 5/5

"Great product, fast delivery."

Reviewed Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Rating: 4/5

"Really pleased with the product, the instructions were not brilliant. My husband is very good at DIY etc. but even he was baffled more than once."

Reviewed Thursday, 25 August 2016

Rating: 5/5


Reviewed Monday, 16 May 2016

Rating: 5/5

"Not a difficult task to assemble."

Reviewed Monday, 4 April 2016

Rating: 4/5


Reviewed Thursday, 17 March 2016

Rating: 4/5

"The greenhouse is good, but the ' instructions ' are dreadful."

Reviewed Tuesday, 15 March 2016

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