Wooden Gate, Derbyshire

3 reasons why you should choose automatic oak entrance gates

Whether you are building a house from scratch or updating the front of your property, adding an automatic Oak entrance gate is probably one of the many things you are thinking of including. Here are reasons why you should choose an automatic Oak entrance gate. Security. This is the main reason why people add automatic […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 21/09/2012

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Why are oak framed buildings becoming popular again?

When you think of a house you usually think of bricks or render but more and more people who are building their own homes or looking to move home are on the lookout for oak framed buildings. This could be due to wanting to stand out from the crowd and be unique, but it could […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 14/09/2012

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Wooden Gate, Derbyshire

Another Satisfied Customer!

Last month Sam and Will fitted a wooden gate in Derby, Derbyshire.  They made the large softwood gate in the workshop and went off one  morning to fit them. The morning didn’t start off as one had hoped as they didn’t check the box of hinges from the supplier and when they arrived on site […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 10/07/2012

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10 Reasons Why You Should Choose A Wooden Gate

The Security;  Gates can keep unwanted intruders out, cars and motor vehicles are protected from unwanted vandalism and small children and pets are kept safe on the other side of the gates The Uniqueness; No two wooden gates are the same. With our bespoke products you can choose whatyour gate will look like and can be […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 22/06/2012

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Man To Dad Competition

Sam, director at Hortus Ligneous is the youngest child of 5, his eldest sister Zebby is a keen photographer and runs a fabulous little business, Zip-a-dee-doo-dah (www.zipadee.co.uk).   She often visits us in Melton Mowbray and captures our special family moments.  We are such a fan of her work that when we can, we rope […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 16/06/2012

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Welcome to our new site

A warm welcome from Hortus Ligneous. Well I’ve been teasing you, it’s been teasing us but it’s here, finally the launch of our fabulous new website.  Many hours of proof reading, long phone calls and endless emails between Ketchup Marketing and ourselves but we are proud announce its  arrival.  hortusligneous.co.uk has a brand new, all […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 12/06/2012

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Finishing and treating Oak

A frequently asked question at Hortus Ligneous is whether Oak should be treated at all and if so what are the variety of treatments available in order to protect and enhance Oak beams, skirting boards, doors, kitchens, gates and other Oak products. There are obviously a variety of treatments available on the market, some of […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 08/06/2012

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