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Commercial Grounds Management

Winkfield, Berkshire

Hortlands were asked to maintain the prestige grounds for a new estate built in Winkfield, Berkshire, by the award winning developer New Court Construction. This work was carried out in partnership with our sister company, The Tree And Hedge Company, who completed the planting of instant hedging, semi mature trees and topiary.

Hortlands were awarded the contract because of expertise and proven track record for managing estate grounds to the highest standard.


Cut lawns once weekly between March and October, Feed all formal lawns quarterly following a site specific lawn health plan. Treat weed and pest problems when required throughout the year including our complimentary Nematode treatments. Scarify and aerate lawns annually. Re seed small patches as they occur. Team to use pedestrian roller mower and ride on with collection box where applicable.


Clear all hard standing areas every visit ensuring no debris is left, any weed growth to be removed. Apply herbicide to all hard standing twice a year including spot spraying every month to ensure weeds do not establish and spread seed. All chemical spraying will be carried out by members of the team who have obtained their PA1/PA6. Avant with brush attachment to be used once per annum to sweep out all curb edging.


Prune all hedges and topiaries as and when required, and in accordance with good horticultural practice, ensuring the specimens are looking their best throughout the year. Following a site-specific plan created by ourselves; Apply a granular slow release feed to the beds and borders. As above, this feed blend will be site specific and border specific to ensure the right feed gets to the right plants at the right time of year. The feed will be applied twice per year depending on plants and the conditions.


Keep beds and borders free from weeds at all times, keep edges sharp and to the shape of the original design. Prune plants when required by the species, report and replant when needed (Materials cost to be added as and when required.) Soil conditioner to be added to all flower beds where applicable in Spring.


Hortlands provide the tools equipment and specialist knowledge to keep the grounds in the best condition possible.


Hortlands remove and recycle grass cuttings and green waste, generated by grounds maintenance. All leaf fall to be collected and removed from site.

Hortlands can offer estate, grounds or garden maintenance to match any client specification. We take pride in our attention to detail and unrivaled product knowledge. Our dedicated team, with a range of expertise in the horticultural industry, produce beautiful gardens that become an asset to the property.


Hortlands are experts in commercial grounds maintenance. To find out how Hortlands can help maintain your business or estate gardens, please call on 01895 438 811 today.