Here we look at decking design ideas. Decking is such a great addition to a garden. It provides a brilliant entertainment space and is so versatile it can be built anywhere in your garden. It doesn’t have to be laid right outside your back door and if there is an area at the bottom […]
Garden decking provides a good choice for a family garden. Even though the weather is getting a little colder our children still love to be able to play outside and we want to encourage them to be out in the fresh air. Yet it can be hard keeping an eye on young children roaming […]
Autumn is a good time to install a fence. There is no need to wait until the Spring to get your fence installed. Autumn is a great time to carry out this work and there are a number of reasons why:
Speed of Service
Spring is a popular time for getting your garden ready for the […]
Things to consider when choosing a fence. If you are thinking of changing your fencing take your time before going ahead with the new installation. There are various things to consider so you shouldn’t rush into this decision.
Below we look at some of the things to take into consideration:
Have a think about the […]
Wooden or concrete posts? Choosing your fencing is a big decision to make. You need to decide on what you are looking for from your fencing. Is it for security or for design purposes? Your fencing can totally change the look of your garden and home so it needs to be thought through properly. […]
Decking or Paving. Which is best? It can be very hard to choose. Both look great, easy to install and simple to maintain. Both are natural products, and are environmentally friendly. A pretty area of decking, or a smart paved patio or driveway definitely adds value to your home. It makes sitting outside even […]
A desire for privacy away from prying eyes, securing a boundary or the need to repair damaged panels usually results in a quick decision to install a new fence. But being too hasty can result in the wrong choices being made.
Simply choosing a fence style is not easy. All too frequently people opt for […]
Now could be the time for a garden makeover. It’s been a hard Winter. The ‘Beast from the East’ hit gardens just as the first signs of Spring had begun to appear. Bitter arctic winds played havoc with fences, while blankets of heavy snow followed by the impact of rain and thawing snow compounded […]
Garden fencing plays a very important part in the look of your garden and the overall image of your house. It is one of the more noticeable areas in a garden so it is really important to take your time and make the right choice when choosing which type of fencing to go for. […]
Here we look at garden fence security. With the arrival of the dark nights of winter, there are fewer people around in gardens and streets. All too frequently, people are tucked up warm inside their homes with curtains closed. But what is happening outside?
As darkness falls, it becomes easier for potential intruders to take […]
Here at C&J Landscapes we have a wealth of knowledge and some great New Fence Ideas. This post outlines the Benefits of Installing a New Fence in the Autumn.
If one of the projects on your home-improvement list for this coming Spring is to install a new fence, you might want to reconsider your timeline. […]
Here at C&J Landscapes we have a wealth of knowledge and some great Garden Decking Ideas when it comes to providing inspiration for your Garden Decking project.
Garden decking is a great way to create a space for hanging out with friends and family and to encourage everyone to get outside. Read on to discover […]
Now that the rain has gone and the sun has reappeared we can look at dining out in your garden. Hot summer days bring out the fragrance of the flowers in your garden, the gentle sweetness of roses and philadelphus, lavender and buddelia. It makes an irresistible backdrop to dining outside, enjoying the fresh […]
Summer facelift for decking. Give your decking a facelift by adding some extra features such as planters, built in seats, balustrades or arches. Within a very short time, tired decking can be given a totally new look.
Raised beds make a perfect addition to decking as they enable extra space for planting, especially if you […]
We can feel the days getting slightly warmer and the evenings becoming lighter so our thoughts turn to the garden. One of the jobs to be done so that you are ready to open up your garden is to get your patio area clean and ready for full use in the Spring and Summer. […]
Sunny, spring days always make you feel like getting outside. It also reveals the damage caused by winter. Strolling out onto the decking can highlight damaged boards, faded timbers, broken balustrades. The decking can be slippery, blackened with fungus and timbers have become warped. If not dealt with quickly, this can eventually rot the […]
Stone patios can look lovely, and are certainly hard wearing. The hardest part is actually laying them correctly. If you look at DIY websites and books, it seems to be a fairly straightforward task. In reality – it can be very difficult for people who don’t possess the skills, equipment and background knowledge to […]
2017 Garden Trends – Ideas For Your Garden. Geometric designs and natural landscaping materials are set to be key features of garden design during 2017 reflecting the influence of major public gardens currently under renovation. Landscape designer Christopher Bradley-Hole is a leading proponent of geometric, cubist style designs and it is these designs which […]
All I want for Christmas is – a new patio? Somewhere to sit in comfort within my own garden next summer? Replace the fencing that is falling down? So why not make it your New Year’s resolution to do something about it?
A New Year and a new start is the perfect time for creating […]
Now the winter has arrived we mustn’t forget about our gardens. They still need our care and there are some tasks to be carried out. Below are some winter garden tips to keep your garden healthy and looking good in the winter and have it ready for when spring approaches:
1. Check your fences, gates and […]
Creating a country/rural garden. Even in an urban area, you can give your garden a country/rural feel by carefully choosing your hard landscaping. Think about exactly what you are aiming for when looking at landscaping products. Focus on soft shades and natural earthy looking materials. This is a garden design that calls for beiges, […]
Your garden in Autumn. What to do now. Here we look at how to plan ahead. Now that the kids are back to school and days are getting shorter, gardens are being used less. It is a perfect time to stand back and think about work that needs to be undertaken in the garden.
There may […]
Here we look at maintaining a child friendly garden. With the arrival of the summer holidays, children are spending more time in the garden – which is why it is a good idea to do a quick safety check as soon as possible.
Gardens are beautiful and provide lots of play opportunities. But they can also […]
Gardens are wonderful places to unwind after a busy day and enjoy a relaxing meal with friends and family. The sight of pretty flowers, the aroma of fresh herbs drifting on the breeze and inviting chairs awaiting everyone on the patio immediately evokes a sense of pleasurable downtime. It is no wonder that the […]
Here we have a video of a recent fence installation for a client in Harold Hill, Essex. He was very happy with the work carried out and is now looking for a quote to carry out some landscaping in his garden.
We carry out fence installations and repairs in the East London and Essex area.
Garden decking extras. Adding a few extras to your decking such as built in seating or planters can make a tremendous difference to your garden. Such features immediately enhance the beauty and functionality of your decking, while maximizing available space.
Why not add in some pretty timber benches along the sides? This helps the transition […]
If you love your garden and are passionate about all things gardening here are some events in London taking place this year that may tickle your fancy.
RHS on Tour. The RHS is joining up with the London Farmer’s Market and others for a number of RHS on Tour events in 2016. There will be stands offering […]
Garden decking trends 2016. Will 2016 be the year of curves? All the indications suggest that this is set to be the dominant trend in decking design. People are increasingly seeking to be more individualistic, wanting gentle curves rather than stark rectangles and squares.
Curves can help make smaller spaces feel larger as the space […]
Getting your garden ready for spring. With the strong winds and storms we have had recently spring might seem a long way off but now that we are in February it actually isn’t that far away. So let’s take a look at what we can start to do to get our garden ready for […]
Landscaping trends for 2016. What trends are set to emerge this year in British gardens? Looking at garden designers predictions, several emerging trends can be seen reflecting the way in which we use our gardens.
Easy maintenance is set to continue to be a key theme. For most people, the amount of time they can […]
Here we look at maintaining a fence. With the onset of winter, checking the condition of fences is essential. Any inherent weaknesses in a fence are made worse by winter weather. Strong winds, floodwaters, heavy rain and snow piled against the base of a fence can be the final straw. All too often, it […]
Here we look at maintaining your garden decking. Decking is very popular and look gorgeous in any garden. It provides a very flexible addition to your home. As with most things it requires a little maintenance. Follow these tips below for a long standing beautiful deck:
Sweep it regularly with a hard broom and hose […]
Here we discuss choosing a new fence. Fences are extremely vulnerable in winter. Storms, high winds, frost and snow can cause major problems. Taking action in advance can pay dividends for canny homeowners as it ensures the safety and security of your property. A further advantage is that a smart, well cared for fence […]
The bright autumn colours and arrival of the first frosts emphasise the need to get gardens ready for winter. Temperatures can drop fast, while wind and rain can quickly cause problems.
Checking the condition of fences has to be a priority. High winds often blow down fences and this not only affects your garden, but […]
Planning a new patio or decking for your home? With a little bit of thought you can transform a simple patio or decking area into an incredibly stylish area that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Adding a little extra value can work wonders for the overall design and concept.
If opting for decking, opt […]
As we fast approach the summer holidays we can enjoy many weeks of entertainment with our children. As a family we enjoy lots of days out but this can be rather expensive. So when the sun is shining brightly and you have a day at home planned there are lots of fun things your […]
As our thoughts turn to our summer holiday before you leave on your journey some tips for your garden before you go.
Mow the lawn as you normally do, ideally the day before you go on holiday, so it has as little time as possible to grow whilst you are away. Don’t be tempted to cut your […]
Sorting out your garden can be a nerve wracking task. Everyone wants a lovely garden, somewhere to relax after the pressures of the day. Creating it is another matter. There are so many decisions to be made. What would look good where? Should the seating area be placed beside the house or would it […]
Planning a garden makeover? Brought a new house and want to adjust the garden to suit your needs or simply improve what you already have? Altering gardens requires careful thought so as to make sure that you achieve the results that you want.
Begin by taking a close look at your existing garden. Draw up […]
Decking creates the perfect outside room no matter where you live. The warm, natural tones of wooden decking blends into all house styles and can be made as large or as small as you want.
Placed adjacent to patio doors leading from the lounge, or beside the kitchen door; an area of decking gives the […]
As the days grow longer, and the temperature rises, children love to be able to play outside. Yet it can be hard keeping an eye on young children roaming around the garden, while you try and do tasks inside the house. Many gardens incorporate water features and small ponds and these can be very […]
New driveway East London that we installed. A new driveway can really make a good first impression and add the wow factor to a house. Plus with parking being more difficult it is a good addition to a home.
Our client lived on a busy road and parking was proving to be a problem and […]
Here we look at the pros and cons of contractor vs DIY for your garden decking project. Well laid decking looks fabulous in the garden and definitely adds value to your home. Not surprisingly, increasing numbers of home owners are installing it. Yet simply choosing materials and a design is not enough – fitting […]
As we begin a new year now is great time to look at landscaping trends for 2015. Wooden decking is set to remain one of the most popular trends in garden landscaping during 2015. It is easy to see why. Maintenance is simple and decking always looks good.
The natural timber or stone look remains […]
Garden decking is a fantastic way of providing a relaxing area in the garden. It looks good and can be styled to suit your needs but choosing the right decking is another matter.
This can be a difficult choice to make because there are so many potential options. It is not colour and style, but […]
Saving money makes sense – which is why it is now worth thinking about undertaking hard landscaping projects such as new paths and driveways. Prices for gravel and other hard landscaping materials are lower in winter – but rise again as soon as demand increases in the spring.
Just like buying heating oil in September […]
Installing a fence sounds easy – after all, what could be simpler than digging in a few fence panels. But is it? All too frequently, DIY attempts to install a fence result in a quick call to the professionals!
It is not hard to see why this happens. Garden fencing requires a lot of skill and […]
As winter fast approaches, plants die back in the garden leaving garden fencing exposed and in full view. This makes the perfect time to carry out maintenance and consider changes to your design. Often forgotten until it is too late, garden fencing can make a tremendous difference to the appearance of your garden.
Wooden fences are […]
Garden decking is a popular choice for your garden and below are some reasons to consider it:
* Garden decking is a popular choice for many homeowners who want a contemporary look for their garden.
* Garden decking can be built to create level areas in sloping gardens.
* Decking can be used to cover up a […]
When you have a new lawn laid you need to give it alot of aftercare to help it bed in well and stay healthy. Below is some advice:
Walk on the new lawn as little as possible for the first six weeks or so to allow the roots to bed down.
Try to water twice a day […]
Garden Decking is a very popular addition to any garden. Below are some reasons to consider it:
• Decking is a favourite choice for many homeowners who want a contemporary look for their garden.
• A low maintenance option.
• Decking can be built to create level areas in sloping gardens.
• Decking can be used to cover up a tired looking […]
I saw a great picture and article in 25 Beautiful Homes magazine about how a stone patio run the whole length of the back of your house looks fantastic and can make a great place for outdoor dining. With such a large area you are then able to fit a big table there for […]
Decking Company – C&J Landscapes
We are C&J Landscapes, a professional Decking Company covering in East London, Essex and Hertfordshire. Our aim is to give our clients a professional, high quality service. Excellent communication and knowledge ensures that we keep our clients happy.
We offer free honest advice, and our aim is to supply you with […]
Patio Decking Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Patio Decking Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs on your patio or decking we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work closely with […]
1. Every week sweep decking with a stiff broom to prevent a build up of dirt and algae, which would make it discoloured and slimy.
2. If you have slippery or dirty decking a pressure washer will make short work of grime, or there are plenty of specialist decking cleaning products available, which you brush […]
Fencing Replacement Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Fencing Replacement Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs on your fences we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work closely with you on […]
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Fencing Installers no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs on your fences we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work closely with you on the style […]
Fencing Construction Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Fencing Construction Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs on your fences we are fully capable of carrying out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work closely with you on the […]
Patio and Path Construction Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Patio and Path Construction Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs on your patio or path we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work […]
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Driveway Installers Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs in your driveway we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work closely with you […]
Driveway Construction Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Driveway Construction Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs in your driveway we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
We will work closely with you on the […]
Garden Landscaping Construction Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Garden Landscaping Construction Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs in your garden we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
Our Garden Landscaping Construction Services […]
Garden Decking Construction Services
Here at C&J Landscapes we offer professional Garden Decking Construction Services no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs in your garden we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
Our Garden Decking Construction […]
Garden Decking Installers
Here at C&J Landscapes we are professional Garden Decking Installers, no matter what your requirements or if you would like bespoke designs in your garden we are fully capable of carring out the works with the minimum of fuss and in the least amount of time.
Our Garden decking installers services are a great […]
In the Winter particularly birds need looking after. You can help them by providing a range of food. Fresh water is important too as natural resources may freeze up. You can create a pond or water feature and ensure that bird baths are kept ice free by floating a ball.
If you are thinking of having a new lawn in your garden this Summer now is a good time to get the work done. Good reasons for lawn turfing at this time of year are:
Lawn turf will be beautifully established by the Summer
No watering required
The lawn turf will get a good opportunity to root as there is less chance of walking on it […]
To take care of your beautiful landscaped garden over the winter months remember to protect any tender herbs from frost, particularly in the very cold months of January and February. Olive, french lavender, bay and myrtle can be brought in undercover. If outside and in containers move closer to the house and cover in […]
If you are thinking of having any garden decking, garden fencing, patio or outdoor brickwork carried out in your garden don’t put it off until Spring. Now is a good time to get your garden landscaping carried out. To save any upheaval in the Spring or Summer you can get all the work completed […]
Landscaping, Turf & Gardening Businesses – Exempt from the Hosepipe Ban
Water companies have today announced that all Landscaping, Turf and Gardening Business are exempt from the Hosepipe Ban. This is great news for C&J Landscapes and for you, our customer! As turf growers and commercial gardeners we will be able water newly laid turf […]
With the daffodils and crocus’ sprouting up you can feel that spring is just around the corner. Get your garden ready in time so that you can sit out there and enjoy the spring sunshine, the birds singing and some peace and quiet. If you are thinking of a complete garden renovation or need any […]
Garden Fence Repairs Specialists
With the really windy weather last week did you have any damage to your garden fence?
We offer free honest advice, and our aim is to supply you with the best solutions to any problem you may have. We offer a free visit to your home at a time that is convenient for […]
Well what a week it has been with the fierce winds and rain. Not a good time for garden fencing. If you have been unlucky enough to have your garden fence damaged in the storms please give us a call and we will come round to view the damage and provide a free, no […]
We offer all types of Garden Landscaping to private and commercial clients. We can create a beautiful space for you and your family as our Garden Landscaping services are second to none.
Our Garden Landscaping Services are always professional. We are highly skilled and very tidy. We work to your budget and are always punctual […]
Here at C&J Landscapes we aim to be the best landscape gardeners in Essex!
We pride ourselves on being honest, trustworthy and deliver the landscaping dreams of each and every client.
We offer many Landscape Gardening Services including Garden Fencing, Garden Decking, Driveways, Brickwork, Lawns and Turfing, Patios and Paths, Consultation and much more.Our services cover […]
Most people seem to wait until the Spring or the Summer to landscape their garden, replace the fence, patio or decking or completely remodel their garden. I guess because we tend to forget about our gardens in the Winter, close our doors on them until the Spring arrives.
Now is a good time to get landscaping […]
Conditions are perfect for work on lawns. The soil is warm and moist from all the rain so growth is rapid.
Grass seed and turf for new lawns and turfing will root and establish quickly.
Apply an autumn lawn food before sowing or turfing. They are low in nitrogen and high in phosphates and encourage roots […]
In the midst of difficult times for Britain, one website is doing its best to cheer up the nation – by launching a competition to find the country’s best garden fencing.
But though you might not expect this contest to get a warm reception, the public seems to have taken to the task enthusiastically.People do […]
We cover all aspects of garden landscaping in Loughton, Woodford, Leytonstone, Wansted, Chingford, Epping, Harlow, Walthamstow, Abridge, Theydon Bois, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell and other surrounding towns in Essex, Hertfordshire and London.
Our workforce has a wealth of experience and range of skills enabling us to take on any garden project, however large or small.