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A Perfectly Modern Garden in Calcot

ALDA in Action

This contemporary garden in Calcot has beautiful simplicity at it's heart. We used modern materials and design techniques to create… Read more.

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A Garden in Thatcham with Curve Appeal

ALDA in Action

This new garden design uses curves to break up the straight lines of the house and garden and to smooth… Read more.

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A Stunning Contemporary Garden Update in Woolton Hill

ALDA in Action

Take a peek at this recent garden in Woolton Hill, and see what a difference a new patio can make! Read more.

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A Look Back at 2023…

ALDA in Action

It has been another busy year at ALDA! Here's a look back over the year, to show you some of… Read more.

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A Contemporary Secluded Garden in Lower Earley

ALDA in Action

Modern garden aesthetics come together to create this secluded and contemporary oasis. Read more.

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Transforming a Garden in Wanborough With a Contemporary Design

ALDA in Action

In this exciting new design, sharp contemporary features come together to create a garden which sits beautifully with a modern… Read more.

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Traditional Topiary Transforms a Large Garden in Crookham

ALDA in Action

A beautifully formal topiary garden takes centre stage in this large open garden. Read more.

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Chelsea Flower Show 2023 – Highlights

News & Musings

We had an inspiratational day at Chelsea 2023, so I'd like to share with you my six stand out moments. Read more.

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A New Layout for a Front Garden in Caversham

ALDA in Action

This new front garden and driveway is both smart and practical and the quality of the workmanship and materials shines… Read more.

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From Overgrown and Dated to Stylish and Functional

ALDA in Action

This challenging and steeply sloped garden in Emmer Green has been transformed by the ALDA team. Read more.

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Small Changes Can Make All the Difference

ALDA in Action

Sometimes all it takes is one or two simple yet carefully considered changes to make all the difference to your… Read more.

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Shutter Screen Fencing: A Contemporary Screening Solution

ALDA in Action, Plan Your Garden, Garden Structures

Shutter Screen fences are becoming increasingly popular with our clients as an attractive and contemporary screening option. Read more.

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Laying A New Patio: What’s Involved?

Plan Your Garden, Patios

Have you every wondered all the stages we go through when laying a new patio? Here's a quick look at… Read more.

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A Modern Yet Traditional Garden

ALDA in Action

Take a look at this garden in the countryside, where modern and traditional design elements sit side by side to… Read more.

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A Beautiful New Frontage For a Sloping Front Garden in Pangbourne

ALDA in Action

Our latest project was to design and build a new modern approach to this stunning property in Pangbourne. The new… Read more.

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A Retaining Sleeper Wall Brings Kerb Appeal to a Front Garden in Henley-on-Thames

ALDA in Action

Our task was to convert a large overgrown bank into a sharply defined raised bed area. The result is a… Read more.

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A Shout Out for Sandstone Paving in a Garden in Compton

ALDA in Action

This month we look at why sandstone still makes an excellent paving choice for a modern and contemporary garden. Our… Read more.

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Gardens & Hot Weather: A Guide

ALDA in Action

A selection of our previous articles looking at everything from drought tolerant plants to what to do with your lawn… Read more.

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A Beautiful Contemporary Garden in Hungerford

ALDA in Action

Our latest project was this interesting split level garden in Hungerford. Modern materials and clever design take into account of… Read more.

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Dealing With Severe Garden Drainage Issues

ALDA in Action, Plan Your Garden, Drainage

If your garden is frequently flooded or waterlogged, you will know how frustrating it can be. Land drainage systems can… Read more.

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Chelsea Flower Show 2022 – Highlights

News & Musings

This year saw the return of the wonderful Chelsea Flower Show in Spring for the first time in three years! Read more.

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New Planting for a Garden in Hermitage

ALDA in Action

Here's our latest update on a new garden in Hermitage. Now that spring has arrived, we've been able to get… Read more.

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Bringing Design and Function to a Compact Town Garden in Reading

ALDA in Action

This month we've been busy transforming a small town garden into a neat and functional space with focal areas for… Read more.

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ALDA’s Garden Drainage Guide

Plan Your Garden, Patios, Drainage

Whilst garden drainage may not be the most riveting of gardening subjects, it is nonetheless an important factor in any… Read more.

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Transform Your Patio In Time For Summer

ALDA in Action

Over time patios can take a battering from all thats thrown at them - the weather, general wear and tear… Read more.

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Paving Comparison Guide

Plan Your Garden, Patios

Choosing paving materials for your new patio can seem a little daunting - and understandably so. The decision you make… Read more.

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Transforming a ‘Blank Canvas’ into a Garden with Purpose and Style in Hermitage

ALDA in Action

Starting with a blank canvas, we've created a stylish, flowing garden with connected functional spaces. Read more.

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On the small side, but perfectly formed…

ALDA in Action

Step inside this back garden in Newbury and look at what can be achieved in a relatively small space. Read more.

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Like what you see?

From planning a new border to a complete garden remodel, we pride ourselves on transforming ideas into beautiful reality, with minimum disruption. If you’re based in or around the Reading and Newbury area, we’d love to meet and discuss your project in detail – book your free no-obligation garden consultation today. We do get pretty booked up, particularly during the Spring, so plan ahead if possible!