Pre school Visit The Willows

You have probably got the gist by now that we pretty like kidding around here at The Willows – what with all of our kids, the dogs, the Hortus Crew ;including a couple of young twenty somethings and some older more mature “young at heart” adults and the pigs and we like nothing more than […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 10/06/2013

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Lovely Customer, lovely house!!

I have just been searching through some old files when I came across this testimonial from a loyal customer : “We have been really pleased with the work Hortus Ligneous have carried out for us, which has included both internal and external joinery. From fitted shelves and units to large oak garage doors and a hardwood […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 17/03/2013

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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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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

in Blog, Company History, Family Time, The Team, Windows -