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The Country Landscapes Project Blog highlights a selection of our work

done over the years, such as this award winning garden....

Award winning garden in Bolton which featured in the Society of Garden

Designers Review of the Year (2008)

For more recent work, please visit our FACEBOOK page

for lots of inspirational ideas, photos, videos and updates! 



Posted : 8.12.2023

Looking back @ Daisy Dell - Malton Ave Community Project

We often look back in December over the year, so this year we've take a look back over the decade! 

A recent conversation mentioned a successful community project we undertook to improve a derelict garage site -

back in 2010-11 where we planted orchards and Bolton's 1st Crop Circle! 

We also ran a couple of Community Workshops.  Here are the project photos


Community Landscaping - Before & After


Community Master Class workshops we ran with Bolton at Home.  

We hope to give you an update on this project a decade on! 


Posted : 6.12.2023

Meet our new Apprentice gardener! 

Izzy joined us Summer 2023 and our new apprentice is doing great!

She's proven capable and undertaken a wide range of tasks including regular gardening and

horticultural jobs, lawn care, mowing, pruning, hedge cutting, rose care, weeding, plus greenkeeping

tasks such as regular mowing, reseeding, scarification, moss and lawn treatments, and landscaping

and other works including garden clearances, tidy ups, to patio cleaning and driveway jetting!

Greenkeeping - regular mowing small gardens to paddocks and fields

using our John Deer ride on mower / tractor for large areas!


Posted : 12.7.2023

Awesome Driveway Installation - sealing highlights natural paving beauty

and protects it from oil and stains...

Posted : 28.1.2021

Driveway Installation - it's all in the preparation for heavy duty 2" thick paving stone!

Before and after!

These photos were taken before and during this driveway installation commenced in January.

Construction required installation of services before the heavy duty base was installed,

and 2.5" thick natural stone paving was installed on a bed of concrete.  

Watch this space!


Posted : 24.2.2020

1st cut in 2020 - the sun is out and the grass is growing!

Posted : 24.5.2018

A great looking lawn is no accident!

Much of the hard work is done in the Autumn and Winter!

When it's done right, this is the result.....

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Looking after lawns is not just about regular mowing -  seasonal scarification, vertidraining / spiking, moss and fertiliser treatments are all critically important.

Perfect timing of operations will also ensure the sward is at is best in the growing season.  It's a bit late (but better than nothing) to start watering when the lawn has already started to get scorched and die off.....

Scarification will remove a lot of the thatch and on thumbnail below to see what comes out!

If your lawn's not looking great or is full of moss and thatch, please feel free to call our fully qualified green-keepers for a free consultation and quotation!


Posted : 19.5.2018

Good news - our Customer Feedback ratings received for May 2018 are up from 4.6 previously to 4.7 out of 5.

Click on the table for more details!

Posted : 19.5.2018

Lee & Anita both attended Pesticide Training Courses PA2 last month for use of our new highway legal tractor mounted boom sprayer.  This allows us to spray larger areas and grounds including weed control in fields and paddocks.  It also allows us to get around larger sites quickly, spot treating weeds in hard surfaces paving and highways.

Our ride on machinery includes diesel powered mower which is ideal for cutting large lawn areas and sports areas such as football pitches.

Posted : 2.2.2018

We've undertaken lots of varied work this winter from high level weed removal on buildings to tree felling and lots of lawn scarification and seeding.


Posted : 20.11.2016

This day in 2010 - the Malton Avenue Community Project (towards the bottom of this blog) and the "Masterclasses" were well underway - showing what can be achieved by encouraging the local community to take ownership!


Posted : 16.11.2016

It's easy to forget in winter that gardens are