ALDA in Action

Here you can find out about our latest garden projects. They are full of inspiration and ideas for your own garden and show you how we work. Use the menu or search box in the bar above to filter what you see, or simply have a browse.

 

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

Katie

My Favourite Shrubs for Year-Round Interest

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Here are some hard working shrubs that bring beauty to the garden throughout the year - and particularly when they're… Read more.

John

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.

John

A Contemporary Secluded Garden in Lower Earley

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

Katie

How to Look After Your Climbers

ALDA in Action

Climbing plants are wonderful for adding height and colour to your garden and there is a climber suited to every… Read more.

John

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.

Katie

Where to Use Roses

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Roses are a great choice for contemporary gardens, and can be used in a variety of situations to create impact.… Read more.

John

Traditional Topiary Transforms a Large Garden in Crookham

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

Alison

Lawn Calendar: How to Look After Your Lawn

ALDA in Action, Lawn Care

In this blog, we’ve put together some pointers for those of you who want to ensure your lawn remains in… Read more.

Alison

Wide Borders – How to Make Them Work

ALDA in Action, Plan Your Garden, Design Challenges

Wide deep borders can present a challenge, but they also offer lots of scope for impact and creativity. Here's some… Read more.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

Katie

How to Look After your Artificial Grass

ALDA in Action

Here are some regular maintenance tasks to make sure your artifical lawn stays in tip-top condition. Read more.

Katie

Types of Garden Lighting

ALDA in Action, Lighting

Here's a useful guide on some of the popular garden lights available and where to use them. Read more.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

John

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.

John

New Planting for a Garden in Hermitage

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

John

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.

John

Transform Your Patio In Time For Summer

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

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!