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It was a pleasure for us to be able to build a bespoke shed, it’s not often we get a chance to create something like this! The clients of this house needed some extra storage space in their front garden. Instead of putting up a standard shed, they opted for something a little extra special. […]

ironstone leicestershire


This garden featured a dated concrete patio with sprawling weeds a wonky slabs. The owner wanted a completely fresh look whilst keeping the overall layout of the existing patio the same. They enjoyed the old layout, which was one of a main patio area and a path leading around the house, plus a point to […]

porcelain paving in rutland landscapers


As with all newly built homes, the garden was a patch of muddy ground for the new owners to do something with. Wanting to create something special, they commissioned Shirley Myatt, a local garden designer based in Langham, Rutland, to carry out the design. We were contacted after the design was finalised to provide a […]

block and stone landscaping


A beautifully restored stone cottage in Burton Lazars required some elements of its garden reconstructing, including its stone wall and paths. We discussed many options with our clients who decided on a block path leading to a resin bound path, with the adjacent stone walling rebuilt entirely. We carefully dismantled the existing stone wall and […]

reclaimed brick path rutland


Brown and Jones of Rutland built these outbuildings, who referred us on for completing the outside paths. Our clients wanted to achieve a traditional barn cluster at the end of their garden that would quickly look like it’s stood the test of time. With the buildings nearing completion, we were brought on board to help […]

rutland driveways


Our client got in touch to arrange to have his driveway and front garden completely renovated. His existing front garden consisted of a cracked concrete driveway, a lawn and some planting borders. Our client wanted to keep the borders, but extend his driveway over the lawn. We proposed a mixture of a predominently gravel driveway […]


  1. Hi Ben and Sam,

    I’ve just checked out your company and I’m looking for landscape professional to improve my back garden with vision. I would appreciate to hear from you.

    Janet Moore

    • Hi Janet,
      Thanks for getting in touch. The best thing to do would be to email Ben, you can find his contact details on our contacts page, email or phone would be best.

  2. we build bespoke orangery’s world wide and have a project in South Croxton near Leicester that starts in September and as part of the works the client would like us to build a walled garden which will surround our two orangeries we have approximately 240sqm of terrace and paths to lay including 3no sets of steps all in new York-stone. Their will be drainage to sort as well, is this something you would be interested in quoting for.

    • Hi Nigel,
      Thanks for getting in touch. This all sounds like the type of work we carry out. It would be best to have a chat. I’ve just looked up your company and will call tomorrow

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