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Welcome to our free tips and advice section where you will find how-tos, expert gardening advice, garden ideas and many more useful articles written by our team of knowledgeable gardeners.  We also offer free guidance on hard landscaping issues such as block paving, patios, decking, pergolas, driveways and paths.

SE Landscape Construction Ltd are a local landscaping and driveway contractor based in Chelmsford. They have a strong reputation for delivering a reliable and professional service throughout Essex; offering a complete landscaping service that includes garden design & build, garden maintenance, block paving and driveways.  Call today for a free consultation with a friendly local gardener.

5 Reasons Why Winter is the Best Time to Landscape Your Garden

December 10, 2020

5 Reasons Why Winter is the Best Time to Landscape Your Garden

  There is no doubt about it, our busiest months for enquiries are during the springtime in April and May. When gardens start waking up and the weather starts to warm up after what can sometimes in the UK feel like a never-ending winter, many of our clients across Essex start to think about getting their gardens into shape. But, often, contacting a reputable landscape contractor or garden designer during sprinRead More..

6 Things to Consider Before Installing a Gravel Driveway in Essex

November 17, 2020

6 Things to Consider Before Installing a Gravel Driveway in Essex

    There are many reasons why you might consider installing a gravel driveway at your Essex property. When installed correctly, a gravel driveway is a fully permeable SUDS (sustainable urban drainage system) compliant form of driveway surfacing that will prevent the need to install additional drainage, as Read More..

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Patio Installed in Essex?

November 2, 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Patio Installed in Essex?

  ‘How much does it cost to have a patio installed?’ is a question we get asked a lot. Unfortunately, however, it is not a straightforward question to answer. We do not have a set price per square metre. The reason for this is that there are far too many variables that can impact price. Paving choice, existing levels, the size of the area, whether or not retaining walls are needed, and site access, just to nRead More..

11 Reasons to Install a Porcelain Patio in Essex

October 9, 2020

11 Reasons to Install a Porcelain Patio in Essex

  With such a huge variety of garden paving available these days, choosing the best type of patio paving can be difficult. In recent times, we have seen a steep rise in the number of our clients opting for porcelain paving for their Essex patio or pathway. BRead More..

What Type of Driveway Surfacing Should You Choose?

February 28, 2018

What Type of Driveway Surfacing Should You Choose?

  driveway in essex Choosing the best type of driveway surfacing for your property can be a difficult task. Simply advising you to choose the type of surface that you think would look best isn’t good enough. That’s because there are many other factRead More..

How to Choose the Best Patio Paving For Your Garden

February 23, 2018

How to Choose the Best Patio Paving For Your Garden

  Patio in Danbury Essex - After 1 There are many reasons to have a new garden patio installed. By combining attractive paving and a creative desiRead More..

6 Things to Consider Before Installing A Block Paved Driveway

February 20, 2018

6 Things to Consider Before Installing A Block Paved Driveway

  Block paved driveway brentwood essex Installing a new block paved driveway needn’t be a daunting task. So long as you plan everything before commencing the installation, the end result will be a stunning driveway that gRead More..

How to Choose the Best Artificial Grass for Your Garden Lawn

February 15, 2018

How to Choose the Best Artificial Grass for Your Garden Lawn

  When choosing the best artificial grass for your garden lawn, the first thing to do is to get hold of some samples. Of course, aesthetic appeal is important but when cRead More..

How Much Does A Gravel Driveway Cost?

February 12, 2018

How Much Does A Gravel Driveway Cost?

  cost of gravel driveway essex Gravel driveways are generally a very cost-effective way of surfacing any driveway, large or small. This makes it a particularly popular way of surfacing large driveways and sweeping private roads. Some may consider it to have aRead More..

6 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Garden Fence

February 8, 2018

6 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Garden Fence

  Good quality fencing that utilises concrete posts and gravel boards will last well over 20 years if its installed correctly. But unfortunately, nothing last forever. Paying out for a new fence is a cost that many people try to avoid. A newly installed fence will not only improve the security of your home, but there are many different styles of fencing that can have a huge impact on the aesthetic appearance of your home and the Read More..

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