While schools have been off, we’ve been learning over the summer. All four guys attended a first aid course and are now fully trained to handle on site emergencies!!…burnt hands from tea and coffee, chocking on biscuit crumbs, ear ache from Charles’s music choice .. amongst other incidents.
Charles Hill Garden Services has twined up with Oaklands College to create apprenticeship programmes for young people between the age of 16-23 years who are keen to learn more in horticulture. We are delighted that already we want to give a warm welcome to Sean, our first candidate to join the programme. Sean is studying a[…]
It’s always great when we have a “thank you” at the end of a job; but when customers take time to write to us, that is very special. We’ve had two customers write to us in one month and so thought we’d share this with you. “It’s been a pleasure to have you here and[…]
Summer work! Charles Hill Garden Services Ltd is looking to employ a labourer to help our landscaping team throughout the busy summer months. No prior experience required just a willingness to learn and get stuck in. This role would suit a fit, enthusiastic, individual who would like some work experience in a landscape, horticultural company.[…]
No, it’s not two Aussies lost in a wilderness. It is in fact Andy and Jake, two members of the Charles Hill Garden Services team on site. We now have a ‘sun protection policy’ here at Charles Hill Garden Services which means hats and sun glasses are part of our PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) and[…]
The sun has got it’s hat on and us British love it! BBQ’s will be cleaned and ready to get going for the weekend to make the best of this sunshine with friends and family….before the rain returns. But how about having a BBQ area that you can actually use for more than one week[…]
The Happy Hut! Charles Hill Garden Services has spent the last 12 months building and perfecting, what our customers have affectionately named, the “Happy Hut” from scratch. Starting off in one garden and working our way around many others, there is no one style ‘Happy Hut’. It can be built totally bespoke to your requirements;[…]
“Oh no, not that stuff!” Was my reaction when asked by a customer over 5 years ago to ‘install’ artificial turf to their back garden. I’m a landscape gardener, how insulting to be asked to lay a plastic carpet! I couldn’t imagine it, no wildlife in the grass, no worms or insects; how awful for[…]
There’s two things in life that Charles and his team love the most, and that’s chocolate and being outdoors! So when they combine the two to make an Easter egg hunt around Ashridge forest; it couldn’t get any better for us. We’ll be there with Master and Miss Hill junior making the most of our[…]
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth. I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
We supply and fit a great range of fencing and gates: close boarded, fencing panels, metal security fencing, electric gates and wooden farm and field fencing. We’re happy to advise on the best solution to meet your fencing/gates requirements. Check out our gallery…
Now is the time to sow seeds to encourage butterflies and bees into your garden. Try cornflower, lavatera, sweet william and lupin, sow March-June to flower June-October. Perfect flowers for pollinators!