News & Musings
Read all about our latest news and musings here. From team and business updates, to reflections on our latest visits to Chelsea, you’ll find it all here. Use the menu or search box in the bar above to filter what you see, or simply have a browse.
Chelsea Flower Show 2023 – Highlights
We had an inspiratational day at Chelsea 2023, so I'd like to share with you my six stand out moments. Read more.
Chelsea Flower Show 2022 – Highlights
This year saw the return of the wonderful Chelsea Flower Show in Spring for the first time in three years! Read more.
Chelsea Flower Show 2021 – Highlights
Congratulations to the team behind this year's 2021 Chelsea Flower Show. Held for the first time ever in September, it… Read more.
We’re recruiting! Landscapers needed to join our Newbury team
We are currently looking to recruit more employees to join our small and friendly team at ALDA. The following positions… Read more.
Noticed anything different around here?
If you're a regular visitor to our website, you'll probably have noticed that things have changed a little! We were… Read more.
Along with other small business everyone at ALDA Landscapes is doing their best to carry on as normal amongst the… Read more.
5 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners
Five last minute gift ideas for the gardeners in your life! Get inspired by the following (but hurry up, Christmas is… Read more.
Trending at Chelsea 2019
From John and Kate's recent visit, details of what was trending at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2019... THE COLOUR… Read more.
There is nothing like a sunny day at the Chelsea Flower Show to mark the start of summer! This year,… Read more.
A day out at RHS Garden Wisley
A family visit in late December to RHS Garden Wisley provided my first glimpse of snowdrops and brightened up a… Read more.
Season’s Greetings from all at ALDA!
SEASON'S GREETINGS from the hard landscaping team at ALDA (& everyone else too... but sadly they didn't quite make the… Read more.
ALDA Landscapes Welcomes a New Garden Designer!
We are delighted to welcome a very talented new garden designer to the ALDA team. Katie Thomas (Living Art Designs)… Read more.
A different – and somewhat more personal - blog post from me this month. Read on for news of an… Read more.
When designing gardens, I always have a picture in my mind of what the final garden will look like more… Read more.
As usual my visit to Chelsea this year didn’t disappoint – around every corner there were creative gems to inspire… Read more.
“Beyond my wildest dreams”
One of our recent clients has just sent us these photos... ... and also these kind words: "I would like… Read more.
Alison’s Pre-Holiday Update
Well, I’m about to pack my bags and depart to deepest Italy to recharge my batteries, but I will have… Read more.
Alison’s Update – July 2016
At this time of year, I like to get out and about with my camera – taking photos of gardens… Read more.
My Top 6 Highlights of Chelsea Flower Show 2016
As I look back on my visit to Chelsea Flower Show this May it is the explosion of colour on… Read more.
Creations at Chelsea
As soon as I walk into the grounds of Chelsea Flower Show I know I am in for a creative… Read more.
Garden Designer: Artist or Problem Solver?
When I meet people for the first time and tell them I am a garden designer, their first response is… Read more.
Reflections On Chelsea 2014
This was my first visit to Chelsea for 4 years - and so I was on the search for any… Read more.
Have a look at what we’ve been working on recently…
I've been waiting patiently all year for the flow of work to slow down... and still I have garden plans… Read more.
Autumn Recipe: Runnerbean Chutney
It's been a great year for fruit and veg, and it seems every other person you speak to is overrun… Read more.
ALDA Landscapes gains Bradstone Assured status
We are delighted to announce that ALDA Landscapes has been selected by Bradstone to join its Bradstone Assured Network. Bradstone… Read more.
This Is What ALDA Is All About!
At ALDA Landscapes, we pride ourselves on being highly skilled and caring deepily about doing a good job for our customers. So… Read more.
New Garden Gains Unusual Seal of Approval
Our clients in Finchampstead are delighted with their new garden, and it seems to have some other admirers too! These… Read more.
Welcome to the new ALDA Landscapes website!
We hope you like it! We’ve always had great feedback on our old site, but wanted to give the new… Read more.