John

Taking a closer look at Resin

Garden Construction, Patios

ALDA Landscapes has been an accredited resin installer since 2018, installing resin driveways, paths and surfaces across Reading, Newbury and… Read more.

Katie

Angular Design

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Making the most out of the space available in a garden is a key component to a great design. Often… Read more.

John

2020… and a smart feature pathway in Twyford

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

It is all too easy to neglect our front garden in favour of the space at the back of our… Read more.

John

A stunning curved seat makes a real statement piece…

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Update 9/12/2019: See new photos showing the newly laid lawn below. Things are taking shape at our recent design project… Read more.

John

Granite paving and circular patio areas in Woolton Hill

ALDA News, Garden Construction, Patios

Granite paving and circular patio areas have transformed a recent ALDA Landscapes project in Woolton Hill! Our client’s brief for… Read more.

John

Porcelain paving is proving a popular choice

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

We have noticed a real trend over the last 2 years for using porcelain tiles in our clients’ gardens. So… Read more.

John

A Very Victorian Path

Garden Construction, Patios

A Victorian look black and white tiled path transforms a front garden in Reading... The problem An uneven and tired-looking… Read more.

John

Resin: A Versatile Alternative Landscaping Product

Garden Construction, Patios

We are now an accredited installer of resin products from the The Resin Mill and recently used it on a driveway… Read more.

John

Things take shape at the sunken garden in Reading

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Following on from last month’s blog, it's time to share with you our progress and new developments at the sunken… Read more.

Alison

A Guide to Garden Steps

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Wherever there is a change of level in a garden, some form of step(s) or ramp is required. Garden steps… Read more.

John

First steps to a contemporary sunken garden…

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

This month in Caversham (in some of the hottest temperatures this year!) we have been constructing a sunken garden at… Read more.

John

A grey porcelain patio creates an impact just in time for summer

Garden Construction, Patios

If you are looking to create a garden with a contemporary feel, take a good look at these grey oblong… Read more.

John

A Stand-Out Black Indian Sandstone Paving Area Brings a Fresh New Look…

Garden Construction, Patios

Where: Farley Hill, Reading When: October 2017 What: ALDA Landscapes installed a black tumbled Sandstone paving known as ‘Sagar’. It… Read more.

John

A new landscaping design

Garden Construction, Patios

What a transformation and it’s all down to a new landscaping design!…. This was the case at a converted old… Read more.

John

And a concrete jungle no more…

Drainage, Garden Construction, Patios

Following on from last month’s blog, things have definitely improved from those first steps of clearing our client’s garden of… Read more.

John

It’s a concrete jungle out there…

Garden Construction, Patios

... or so the ALDA team thought as we tackled the job of uplifting concrete paving and pathways during some… Read more.

John

Transform your garden with a new patio

Garden Construction, Patios

It is easy to underestimate the impact a new patio can have on your garden. It can instantly update and… Read more.

John

A featured brick seat in a traditional garden

Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

This week the landscaping team at ALDA have been busy constructing a curved brick seat in a garden in Barkham.… Read more.

John

Drainage solutions – a recent case study

Advice, Drainage, Garden Construction, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

When it comes to the hard landscaping of any of our garden designs, sustainable drainage systems are crucial to the… Read more.

John

Paving Comparison: Yorkstone

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Yorkstone is a naturally occurring sedimentary Carboniferous sandstone of extremely good quality.  It is sourced from the quarries of Northern… Read more.

John

Paving Comparison: Porcelain

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Porcelain paving is a relatively new and exciting product to arrive on the paving market and is proving popular due… Read more.

John

Paving Comparison: Slate

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Like sandstone and limestone, slate is a natural stone which has been used for hundreds of years as a building… Read more.

John

Paving Comparison: Limestone

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Natural limestone has been a key building material throughout the ages and used all over the world – even the… Read more.

John

Paving Comparison

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

With Spring’s arrival and having had a few warmer days at last, it is the time of year that many… Read more.

John

Paving Comparison: Indian Sandstone

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Of the many options available for paving, my personal favourite is Indian Sandstone.   Currently it is by far the most… Read more.

John

Artificial grass update…

Garden Construction, Patios

As promised an update from last month’s blog on our artificial lawn in Maidenhead ….. the artificial grass is now… Read more.

John

… and one large patio now complete!

Garden Construction, Patios

Following on from my September blog!… as I promised here is an update on how things have progressed at our… Read more.

John

Preparing the way for a patio that will last…

Garden Construction, Patios

From small beginnings big things take shape…….. many clients might not appreciate how important the first stages of a garden… 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!