25 May: Five Reasons To Add An Orangery To Your Home

Ask most people what an orangery is, and you’re quite likely to draw a blank stare. An orangery is considered by many to be the progenitor of the modern conservatory. These fabulous additions to the home were considered a status symbol between the 17th and 19th centuries and enabled the wealthy to grow citrus fruits indoors despite the inclement British weather. Citrus fruits were considered exotic, were expensive to buy and a novelty of the time period. However, orangeries are back in fashion now, here are five great reasons why you should add one to your home.