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    How long should you wait for a landscaper to install your driveway or patio?

    09/10/2017
    Hiring a landscaper to transform your garden or driveway is a big decision. After gathering multiple quotes and undertaking checks to ensure you aren’t hiring a...
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    Garden Makeover Shows - Love 'em or Hate 'em?

    08/05/2017
    Personally as a landscaper I hate these garden makeover shows – they get right on my nerves as they promise the garden of your dreams for a minuscule price. ...
  • Small Garden - 12 Tips for the Design & Build

    26/04/2017
    Many homeowners have small gardens and the challenge is what can we do with them to make them usable and beautiful? Read our tips to consider when looking at de...
  • Gardens and Outdoor Spaces

    05/04/2017
    It's that time of year where homeowners are thinking of their gardens and outdoor spaces and it can be daunting to know where to start. Many homeowners have dis...
  • Driveways, Drainage & Planning - All You Need to Know

    13/03/2017
    The Legislation On 1st October 2008 new rules apply for householders wanting to pave over their front gardens.This legislation states that driveways must hav...
  • How to find the best landscaper in Hampshire

    08/02/2017
    When you are looking for the best landscaper to carry out your project where do you start? My guess is most probably the internet. However finding the right lan...
  • What can a garden add to your home?

    18/01/2017
    Have you started thinking about your garden over winter and thinking it’s time to get it ready for summer? You want it to be an extra ‘room’ on the home and bec...
  • Large Landscaping Project - Setting Out & Managing

    11/01/2017
    How did we, a small landscaping contractor from Southampton secure a large landscaping project (our largest contract to date) out of area and manage it you ask?...
  • What keeps you creative? - Mike Warman

    29/07/2016
    Our Director Mike is the creative brains behind our garden transformations. After meeting you at your 1:1 consultation, Mike creates a bespoke garden design. Mi...
  • TrustMark - Why is it important to you?

    20/04/2016
    Unfortunately, there are still a lot of unregulated industries – landscaping being one of them, and this can sometimes prove daunting to homeowners who are look...
  • Water Conservation - How we can help the environment!

    21/03/2016
    Being a part of a professional body such as the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) means an obligation, as a company, to keep up to date with trainin...
  • Glass Lanterns - How to!

    17/03/2016
    Glass Lanterns are a great way to provide light and create a beautiful, cosy setting so you can get back into the garden! (plus they are very fun and easy to ma...
  • 5 Ways to Detox in your Garden!

    07/03/2016
    We all have tried those detox programmes that should dramatically improve your health in a matter of days. However, many of these don’t make a difference. Here ...
  • Top 3 things people look at when buying a house!

    03/03/2016
    At Aura Landscapes, we have always believed (and preached!) about the importance of a beautiful outdoor area and the value it can add to your home. Now there is...
  • Silica Dust - How to deal with it!

    01/03/2016
    Silica Dust is very present in the landscaping industry, and its dangers needs to be dealt with appropriately. Here is our guide to knowing and dealing with thi...
  • Best Garden Shows 2016

    16/02/2016
    Inspiration can often be difficult when creating your dream garden, and we want to help with that! We have collected a list of the best garden shows on this yea...
  • Get your garden summer ready! - Perfect plant pots

    08/02/2016
    Fed up of the cold and dingy weather? The summer sun feels like a lifetime away, but before you know it we’ll be back to bright blue skies and glorious sunny da...
  • Pavesys Heritage - Get to know!

    02/02/2016
    With so many choices out there, it can often be difficult to choose the perfect paving for your garden transformation. A great choice is the beautiful Marshalls...
  • Decking - Find the perfect product for you...

    25/01/2016
    Homeowners often decide to install timber decking for the beautiful environment it creates, and the vast types of properties it can suit. When considering decki...
  • What would you call us?

    18/01/2016
    Picking someone to create your dream garden is a big decision, and when browsing companies, homeowners often are unsure which is the best company to choose due ...
  • Drivesys - Create your dream driveway!

    10/01/2016
    When creating your dream driveway, you may be overwhelmed by the vast range of products available. With so many different styles, colours and prices, you may be...
  • It's Competition Time!

    07/01/2016
    Aura Landscapes Ltd are giving away a £50 voucher for the newly opened Tapas Barcelona! To enter this great competition, simply head over to our Facebook and f...
  • Making your garden your New Year's resolution!

    04/01/2016
    Happy New Year from all of us at Aura Landscapes! You know the old saying: “New year, New me?” We are all guilty of making promises we don’t stick to. Have you...
  • Ways to spend New Year's Eve!

    27/12/2015
    Christmas is over, where has the time gone? Well, at least there is New Year’s Eve to help get over the Christmas blues. With so many big events and parties, i...
  • Christmas decorations - Time for an update?

    15/12/2015
    Christmas is fast approaching, but are you a bit disappointed with your outdoor Christmas decorations? We all trundle down from the loft with the same Christmas...
  • Floods: How they affect your new driveway!

    14/12/2015
    As seen in the news, thousands of people in England are being faced with floods. These floods are so severe that residents have had to be evacuated from their h...
  • Apprentices - New landscapers on the horizon.

    08/12/2015
    The Association of Professional Landscapers have recently launched an apprenticeship program. This is to help get keen and motivated teenagers in to the landsca...
  • It’s Competition Time!

    04/12/2015
    Aura Landscapes Ltd are giving away one adult and one concession ticket for a stadium tour at Saint Mary’s Stadium. To enter this great competition, simply hea...
  • Stone Standard - Marshalls

    03/12/2015
    Marshalls Stone Standard: Indian sandstone has always been a firm favourite with British homeowners. With its attractive appearance and functional characterist...
  • Christmas Tree - How to grow your own!

    02/11/2015
    Everyone loves a natural Christmas tree, but have you considered growing your own? It’s a great way to have that proud feeling on Christmas day, with all the pr...
  • Paving vs Decking - Which is best?

    27/10/2015
    More and more homeowners are deciding to invest in their outdoor areas. They know, by doing so, they can create areas to relax in and socialise in, whilst also ...
  • Patio - What can it add to your home?

    13/10/2015
    Thinking about adding a patio to your property but not sure if the investment is worth it? We explore below why more and more homeowners are choosing to rip the...
  • Sinking no longer - Mr Lovelock's practical new driveway

    23/09/2015
    Mr Lovelock’s old shingle driveway was becoming very unsuitable for his needs. It was starting to sink and move, and also creating tracks. After deciding a new...
  • Checkatrade - How many tradesmen can you trust?

    22/09/2015
    Where would you go to find a tradesman if you were in need of home improvement work? Would Checkatrade be your first thought and port of call? Chances are, it m...
  • A dream patio for Mr Beckett

    18/09/2015
    After having had a new conservatory added to his property, Mr Beckett decided a new patio area would complement the area. After reaching out to different landsc...
  • Will rain stop play for your landscaping project?

    16/09/2015
    Once you've got the go ahead from your landscaping company, it’s an exciting feeling. Your plans have been finalised and you are raring for the work to start. B...
  • Edible Garden - How to create your own!

    28/08/2015
    Gardening is a favourite activity for many, young and old. It’s a well-known stress buster, a great work out and it can even save you money if you decide to gro...
  • Garden - How gardening can help with stress!

    02/07/2015
    You’ve had a long day at work…the phone hasn’t stopped ringing and you’ve had stressful meeting after stressful meeting. But rest assured you can go home and re...
  • "They Worked Like Trojans!"

    25/06/2015
    Julie Trim had an old driveway that was just stones on top of mud. It was uneven and for a large space it was not used to its best and didn’t work well for the ...
  • Mr Foster's ideal driveway...

    11/06/2015
    Roy Foster had spent many years getting his old unsightly tarmac driveway repaired but eventually it had got to the point where it wasn’t fit for purpose and fe...
  • A driveway that exceeded expectations...

    11/06/2015
    After having lots of building work completed on her house, Kathy Purkiss found that her driveway had been affected, leaving lumps and an uneven surface. After d...
  • A major driveway revamp in Totton

    10/06/2015
    Mr and Mrs Cole’s old, uneven and dirty driveway was in need of a major revamp. Having problems with drainage, and the fact it had lost its attractive appeal, J...
  • A Patio to be proud of in Portsmouth

    01/06/2015
    Mr & Mrs Cruickshank of Portsmouth had an old, uneven and cracked patio that looked untidy and was simply not fit for purpose. After discussing they felt t...
  • APL – Celebrate 20 Years of Quality Landscapers!

    22/05/2015
    The Association of Professional Landscapers is celebrating its 20th birthday. So we are taking a look at how this successful organisation helps homeowners to ch...
  • A dream driveway in Romsey

    14/05/2015
    Mr and Mrs Monkhouse had a crumbling, old driveway that was too small for their needs and so, after deciding they needed a more practical and attractive area, t...
  • Shingle v Block Paved Driveways

    29/04/2015
    So, you’ve decided you’re in need of a new, more attractive and functional driveway for your property. But, are you opting for a shingle finish or block paving...
  • Coming Soon – Your Very Own, Personal Project Portal!

    29/04/2015
    Say goodbye to a lack of communication and say hello to your very own Personal Project Portal! Home improvement work is great. We know the feeling of utter exc...
  • Promoting the Value of Landscaping.

    24/04/2015
    We know the importance of having a beautifully landscaped area, so much so, you may often hear us say… “Our service isn't for people who are interested in a st...
  • Design your dream garden

    14/04/2015
    So, you’re completely fed up with your garden and you’re in dire need of a new, more practical and attractive outside area. Amongst factors such as time, money ...
  • Driveway: What can it add to your home?

    20/03/2015
    Deciding whether or not to invest in a driveway can prove to be a lengthy decision. Sometimes, home-owners feel investing in a driveway is simply a waste of mo...
  • Fairstone: Help a child in Africa!

    13/02/2015
    What if you could choose an attractive paving product for your garden that could also benefit the life of a child in Africa? Marshalls Fairstone range offers j...
  • Events you can't afford to miss!

    19/01/2015
    Are you a keen gardener? Or interested in creating a beautiful garden but don’t know where to start? You won’t want to miss this year’s best landscaping and gar...
  • Small Garden with Big Ideas!

    15/01/2015
    Have a small garden but want an area that appears spacious? The tips below give pointers on how you can create the illusion of space in your small garden! &nb...
  • Where to start with landscaping…

    06/01/2015
    So, you've made the initial step of contacting various landscaping companies and you’re well on your way to creating your dream outdoor area.   But before...
  • Rogue Traders - How to avoid them

    17/12/2014
    You've heard of them on the news and seen shocking programmes about them, but how do you know rogue traders won’t affect you? Any kind of home improvement work ...
  • The 2008 Water Surface Legislation – What it states and what it means to you.

    02/12/2014
    This legislation, enforced in 2008 states that driveways must have adequate drainage if there is any possibility water is able to run onto public paths or highw...
  • Permeable Paving - Aftercare

    26/11/2014
    What is Permeable paving? With the 2008 Water Surface Legislation being enforced by councils in the UK, Permeable paving is one of the options homeowners can ch...
  • Apprentice or No Apprentice?

    11/11/2014
    Apprentice for a business – it’s the way forward! By Becky Griffin, Apprentice Marketing Assistant, Aura Landscapes The previous negativity surrounding having ...
  • Winter Maintenance for paving

    10/11/2014
    Normal de-icing salts can be applied to most concrete, clay and natural stone products without the risk of damage to the paving. Once the pavement has dried out...
  • Regulations in an unregulated industry.

    07/11/2014
    Did you know… landscaping is an unregulated industry? At least, there are regulations. However, there is no legal requirement for anyone in this field to follo...
  • Grass: Natural or its artificial brother?

    30/10/2014
    The majority of us just love our lawns! Despite the fact they look very untidy, overgrown and a muddy, squelchy grass mess for a rather large proportion of the ...
  • Budget Maximising for your Landscaping Project!

    24/10/2014
    At Aura Landscapes, we don’t profess to be the cheapest, but we do profess to be the best; and our prices reflect the quality of our products, our people, our d...
  • Did a landscape gardener build your house?

    16/10/2014
    We sincerely hope not!  But often, when this question is asked the other way around, the answer can be: ‘yes, a builder did landscape my garden.’ In what has b...
  • Landscaping: Know exactly where your costs go

    07/10/2014
    It’s so important to maximise the space potential in your home. And the grounds of your house should not be overlooked. Both front and back gardens can offer so...
  • Aura Landscapes: Excelling in quality workmanship!

    19/02/2014
    Summer will approach, and fast. Why not prepare now, in order to make the most of it?Aura Landscapes offer a complete landscape design service to make your outd...
  • Award-winning garden - A very happy customer!

    19/02/2014
    It's not because we are arrogant that we often tell our prospective customers (or anyone that will listen!) that we are a multi award-winning landscape company....
  • Exposing Paula Warman - Serial Entrepreneur

    19/02/2014
    With vast experience in Sales and Marketing, it's no wonder that Paula Warman was in a fantastically strong position to head up Aura Landscapes as Managing Dire...

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