Inspiration & Tips for your Garden Design

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Jobs for the garden in May and June

Advice, Garden Calendar

After the beautiful weather in April, everything seems to be bursting into bud, plants are finally getting into full swing,… Read more.

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Lawn Care Activities: What, Why, How, When for Beginners

Advice, Lawns

In our post on how to look after your lawn, we mention some of the more common lawn care activities. … Read more.

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Lawn Calendar: How to look after your lawn

Advice, Garden Calendar, Lawns

Following on from our recent post on how to look after your new lawn, we’ve put together some pointers for… Read more.

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Some seasonal advice after a long, cold and wet winter

Advice

The prolonged cold and wet winter, and very late arrival of spring, shows just how difficult it is to be… Read more.

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How to look after your new plants

Advice, Plants

For many people, the prospect of having lots of new plants to care for and nurture is a slightly scary… Read more.

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How to look after your new patio

Advice, Patios

All patios need a bit of tender loving care now and again, whatever the material used.  Whether your patio is… Read more.

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Patio Design Photos

Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

Following on from our patio designer blog post, we've pulled together a selection of our patio design photos, to help… Read more.

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Thinking about a new patio? Some tips from a patio designer…

Advice, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends, Patios

As landscape designers we frequently advise clients on some of the options and decisions to be made when creating a… Read more.

How to look after your new lawn
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How to look after your new lawn

Advice, Lawns

Faced with a pristine new lawn to look after, it is amazing how many of our landscape design clients suffer… Read more.

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Bespoke Timber Garden Buildings, Structures and Furniture

ALDA News, Ideas, Inspiration & Trends

Update: Please see our dedicated bespoke timber structures page here. When it comes to designing a garden, often there’s more… Read more.

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ALDA Landscapes gains Bradstone Assured status

ALDA News

We are delighted to announce that ALDA Landscapes has been selected by Bradstone to join its Bradstone Assured Network. Bradstone… Read more.

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This Is What ALDA Is All About!

ALDA News

At ALDA Landscapes, we pride ourselves on being highly skilled and caring deepily about doing a good job for our customers.  So… Read more.

Peacocks in Finchampstead
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New Garden Gains Unusual Seal of Approval

ALDA News

Our clients in Finchampstead are delighted with their new garden, and it seems to have some other admirers too!  These… Read more.

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Screening Plants & Ideas for Confined Spaces

Ideas, Inspiration & Trends

Need more privacy?  Want to block the view from a neighbour’s window?  Want to block out an ugly view?  But… Read more.

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Welcome to the new ALDA Landscapes website!

ALDA News

We hope you like it! We’ve always had great feedback on our old site, but wanted to give the new… Read more.

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