In this section we look at what to think about when choosing and designing your own patio. We look at a range of popular materials, colours and finishes and discuss practical considerations such as drainage and manhole covers. Read on to find out more.
Patio Design Guide
It is easy to underestimate the impact a new patio can have on your garden. This patio design guide takes… Read more.
As a supplement to our patio design guide, this collection of patio photos showcases a selection of the patios we… Read more.
Patio Design: Frequently Asked Questions
At this time of year, we have a stream of enquiries flooding in! We get lots of questions about paving… Read more.
Paving Comparison Guide
Choosing paving materials for your new patio can seem a little daunting - and understandably so. The decision you make… Read more.
Taking a closer look at Resin
ALDA Landscapes has been an accredited resin installer since 2018, installing resin driveways, paths and surfaces across Reading, Newbury and… Read more.
Resin: A Versatile Alternative Landscaping Product
We are now an accredited installer of resin products from the The Resin Mill and recently used it on a driveway… Read more.
Paving Comparison: Porcelain
Porcelain paving is a relatively new and exciting product to arrive on the paving market and is proving popular due… Read more.
Porcelain paving is proving a popular choice
We have noticed a real trend over the last 2 years for using porcelain tiles in our clients’ gardens. So… Read more.
Paving Comparison: Slate
Like sandstone and limestone, slate is a natural stone which has been used for hundreds of years as a building… Read more.
Paving Comparison: Yorkstone
Yorkstone is a naturally occurring sedimentary Carboniferous sandstone of extremely good quality. It is sourced from the quarries of Northern… Read more.
Paving Comparison: Limestone
Natural limestone has been a key building material throughout the ages and used all over the world – even the… Read more.
Paving Comparison: Indian Sandstone
Of the many options available for paving, my personal favourite is Indian Sandstone. Currently it is by far the most… Read more.
ALDA’s Garden Drainage Guide
Whilst garden drainage may not be the most riveting of gardening subjects, it is nonetheless an important factor in any… Read more.
Mastering manhole covers
Mastering the problem of a manhole cover..... manhole covers might not seem the most exciting topic when considering a new… Read more.
Laying A New Patio: What’s Involved?
Have you every wondered all the stages we go through when laying a new patio? Here's a quick look at… Read more.