Orchid House

Thomas Messenger’s involvement with orchid houses was minimal.

 

Cool Orchid House at Ferniehurst – The Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen. 1 February 1872

 

In 1867, he undertook work for Archibald Turner, in taking down and moving the existing orchid houses, followed by lengthening it and making a new entrance.

Four years later in 1871 he gave an estimate to George Fox, a merchant of Fulshaw, Wilmslow, Cheshire, for a number of structures, including orchid houses, stove, and vinery.

 

Orchard House