Maintaining your Wooden gates

How You Can Properly Maintain Your Wood Gates? In order to maintain the look and life of your wooden gates you need to be consistent the few routine steps that are required for you to take.  By following these maintenance tips on a regular basis the life of your wooden gates will be greatly extended. […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 05/01/2013

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Wood From Sustainable Forests

Hortus Ligneous prides itself in supporting the use of sustainable timber from managed forests.  Sustainable wood is a natural and eco-friendly solution to some of the problems we now face. These ecologically sourced raw materials must form some part of the answer to our world’s climate changes. At its simplest, it means making sure that […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 20/12/2012

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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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The first few projects ..

Hortus Ligneous develops its appetite for Oak Structures In 2005 Sam was commissioned to make a beautiful boathouse.  Together with his small team, one full time apprentice and two Sub -Contractors they manufactured a beautiful Green Oak boathouse, in the Vale of Belvoir.  It sat on a picturesque lake at the back of the clients […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 28/05/2012

in Blog, Hardwood Structures, Oak Structures, Outside Classrooms -