Dixcey Landscapes provide
Established in the early 1990’s, Dixcey Landscapes has a fantastic team of specialists providing extensive landscaping and horticulture services across the whole of the Isle of Wight.
Our experienced teams plan every project with detailed precision, so your outside space will be transformed in a timely manor, on budget, and with our utmost respect.
We offer something rather unique to our customers; hundreds of home-grown herbs, flowering shrubs and hedging plants which are all developed in our very own nursery within our landscaping depot. The nursery isn’t open to the public so you really do get pick of the bunch. Click here to view some images.
Our landscaping depot contains many hard and soft landscaping materials so most jobs can be done immediately without the need to order from our suppliers.
We recycle over 95% of our materials, making us the environmentally friendly choice for your garden contracting. We are a fully insured and approved contractor, with a waste carriers license.
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Dixcey Landscapes provides a total commercial and private landscaping service for customers across the Isle of Wight; we will create and transform your garden or outside space to suit all styles and budgets.
Our outstanding reputation is one of which we are incredibly proud of and will continue to uphold. We are approved contractors with various official bodies, such as Checkatrade, Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards, Natural Paving and Marshalls.
See our score of nearly 100% feedback on Checkatrade.
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Dixcey Landscapes specialise in many varieties of drives including gravel, concrete, tarmac, block paving, tumble block, resin, slabs and Geogrid. Request a quoteRequest a quote
We can incorporate many features within your driveway such as lighting, different shaped paving, recessed manholes and edging.
If you are planning to create a new driveway, we can arrange the kerb to be dropped to enable easier access for your vehicles.
- Resin Bound Surfaces
Resin Bound Surfaces
Resin bounded and bonded drives are getting ever more popular. Request a quoteRequest a quote
They can be laid over existing concrete or tarmac, even if it’s worn, cracked or uneven - creating a beautifully smooth, hardwearing, low maintenance and non-slip surface.
They are available in many different colours and textures and are perfect for drives, paths, patios and car-parks.
- Patios and Paths
Patios and Paths
Patios and paths come in all different shapes and sizes. You can be as creative, or traditional as you wish. Request a quoteRequest a quote
We use a wide range of materials such as block paving, gravel, slabs (including the very popular Indian sandstone) and many more.
We offer decking in both hardwood and softwood to suit both design and budget, enabling your home to seamlessly extend into your garden. Request a quoteRequest a quote
Decking is a popular choice to use as an entertainment area for those summer gatherings or candle-lit al fresco dinner parties. You could have some stunning finishing touches which could ‘wow’ your guests such as planters, creative lighting, solid handrails, rope, trellis, picket fencing or metalwork.
Our non-slip decking can be built on many surfaces and can be low-level, raised or canter-levered. Our experts will advise you with regards to building regulations.
- Raised Beds
Raised bed gardening is perfect for ‘grow you own’ vegetables and plants. Request a quoteRequest a quote
You can grow in otherwise unsuitable ground conditions by choosing quality soil for the crops you wish to grow.
The raised height of soil improves drainage and increases rooting depth, allowing you to grow a huge variety of vegetables in a confined space. The close-net structure of the plants also encourages a micro-climate creating healthier and bigger crops.
You can work at a comfortable height which is especially good for wheelchair users or those with back problems.
Raised beds are crafted from wood and we can also supply protective tunnels or netting.
- Dropped Kerbs
Dixcey Landscapes can take care of the whole process of installing a dropped kerb outside your property, making it as stress-free as possible for you. Request a quoteRequest a quote
- Gravel Surfacing
There is a different gravel product to suit every type of ground, whether it is flat, on a slope, in a heavily trafficked area, for use of prams and wheelchairs, or to decorate shrub borders. We offer various colours for each type available, which are:Request a quoteRequest a quote
• Slate chippings
• 20mm gravel
• 14mm crushed gravel
• Pea gravel or pea shingle
Our experts can show you samples of the different types of gravel we have available.
Tarmac has extreme durability. The hard wearing surface can cope with some of the heaviest of weights and can withstand most weather conditions. Request a quoteRequest a quote
Offering great value for money, it’s a favoured material for many outdoor flooring surfaces, especially drives.
If you have saturated areas of your lawn and garden we can provide efficient drainage to remove excess water, providing improved growing conditions and more year round enjoyment.Request a quoteRequest a quote
Walls and fencing
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- Brick and Stone Walls
Brick and Stone Walls
We can construct walls with natural stone, bricks, faced blocks or rendered concrete blocks for boundary, decorative or retaining purposes.Request a quoteRequest a quote
Walls can be finished with render and painted for a modern look.
Lighting can be incorporated in the walls and capping slabs can be used to complete the look.
- Sleeper Walls
Sleeper walls are an ideal way to create different levels on a sloping garden or use as a curved pathway feature. They are concreted into the ground vertically with a finish of either a level top or a staggered top. Request a quoteRequest a quote
Contemporary looking and very cost effective, they have a long life span and are a great alternative to a brick or stone built wall.
- Chain Link and
Chain Link and
For security purposes, metal fencing is by far the best material, offering a stable yet versatile solution for your commercial or domestic property. Request a quoteRequest a quote
We offer many types of metal fencing, including:
• Chain link fencing
This is a cost effective and versatile fencing option which is made from galvanised steel. Great for pet containment, security, safety for parks, playgrounds, sports centres and for temporary industrial use.
Railings can compliment any wall or set of steps.
• Bow top fencing
This is a visually appealing fence, perfect to compliment any garden. It is especially popular for areas where children may be present, as their rounded design eliminates any sharp edges.
• Wrought iron fencing
This makes a very grand statement to any garden or driveway.
• Wire mesh or welded mesh
Galvanised steel welded wire mesh for garden fencing, dog enclosures, security fencing, tree guards, rabbit hutches, pet cages and security areas.
• Temporary fencing
We can also supply plastic temporary fencing.
- Feather Edge and
Feather Edge and
Wooden fencing is our specialty. We will design and build a quality, bespoke fence that will stand the test of time. Here are a few examples of different types of wooden fencing we can produce:Request a quoteRequest a quote
• Feather edge fencing
• Stock fencing
• Trellis & screening
• Panel fencing
• Close board fencing
• Post & rope
• Post and rail
- Post and Rope &
Post and Rail Fencing
Post and Rope &
Post and Rail Fencing
Post and rope fencing is a fabulous addition to a decked area, stairs, or to emphasise a special area in your garden. The thick rope threads through the wooden posts and the end result is very aesthetically pleasing. Request a quoteRequest a quote
Post and rail is perfect on farms, fields, equestrian sites, parks, and gardens. Post and rail fencing is the choice of many for its attractive and quaint style.
It can be combined with a metal wire mesh to form a robust animal barrier.
- Picket and
Picket fencing has either a rounded or pointed top. If you wanted a low fence, but not specifically picket, we can create a lower version from any of our wooden fencing range. We can also offer: Request a quoteRequest a quote
• Wooden lawn edging
• Low level panels (from 3ft)
- Accrylic Fencing
Fantastic for shielding and preventing traffic noise without cutting the view. Request a quoteRequest a quote
- Temporary Fencing
A temporary fence is a great option when you need cheap fencing done in a hurry.Request a quoteRequest a quote
Whether you are blocking off a potential hazard or wanting to contain an animal until you find a more permanent solution, there are plenty of plastic and metal products that will suit your requirements.
We can create a complimentary gate to suit the rest of your fencing work. We build and supply all that you need to ensure you feel secure in your outside space. Request a quoteRequest a quote
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We have laid many lawns on the Isle of Wight and have the expertise to provide you with the highest quality cultivated turf from local specialist growers.Request a quoteRequest a quote
Standalone turfing or turfing incorporated into your landscaping project will give your garden the wow factor.
Our turf service includes –
• Site clearance
• Soil preparation
• Laying of turf
• Edging (if required)
We can also lay seed to create a new lawn.
- Artificial Grass
Artificial grass is ideal for use in low maintenance gardens; it requires no watering or cutting. It is especially popular with our customers with holiday homes here on the Isle of Wight.
It is also great for a family with children or animals; with its impact underlay it provides a very safe play area and is very easy to clear up mess!
There is no need to worry about the grass pollen from your artificial lawn, so the sneezes will calm down in the peak of the summer. It is hard-wearing but soft and has a long lifespan - it looks perfect all year no matter what the weather. Request a quoteRequest a quote
There are many different combinations to ensure your garden requires minimum effort. Low maintenance gardens are perfect for:Request a quoteRequest a quote
• Those who are new to gardening
• Those who have a disability but still wish to enjoy their outside space
• Those who rent a house, or let a house with a garden
• Those who own a second property or holiday home on the Isle of Wight
• Those who simply don’t have time to manage a garden
Our experts can advise on the best solution for you.
- Shrub Border
Shrub borders can be as simple or as creative as you like. You will be able to come to our nursery to hand pick your very own plants. Our experts will advise you on the best shrubs, bushes, trees, plants and flowers for your garden depending on the climate in your area and soil conditions. Request a quoteRequest a quote
By laying a weed barrier membrane before planting limits the re-growth of weeds. This process also minimises watering as it is very effective in retaining moisture, even in the height of summer.
Different areas within your border can be made as a feature, for example - Mediterranean, scented, movement, evergreen and flowering. We certainly love a challenge!
- Tree Surgery
All tree work undertaken, including:Request a quoteRequest a quote
• Tree assessment
• Minor pruning
• Removing lower limbs to raise tree
• Crown reduction
• Balancing framework of tree
• Total removal
• Stump grinding
We can also advise on replacement planting.
- Regular and
We can provide regular or annual maintenance for your garden, which includes:Request a quoteRequest a quote
• Pruning of tree's including fruit trees
• Pruning and shaping of shrubs
• Thinning out of shrub borders
• Weed irradiation from lawns
• Weed irradiation from drives, paths and hard landscaped areas
• Removal of old, dead or dying shrubs
• Re-planting of new shrubs
• Re-pointing of patios
• Cleaning of decks
• Re-mulching shrub borders with wood-chip
• Hedge trimming
- Weed Control
It is fairly safe to say that most people detest weeding. Why do these uninvited little shoots appear exactly where they are not welcome?Request a quoteRequest a quote
Weed control can be a tedious job, but here at Dixcey Landscapes we have developed specific spraying programs to control those relentless pests. Let us take care of the weeding so you can enjoy your garden in all its glory!
- Japanese Knotweed
Japanese Knotweed is an incredibly invasive species of plant. It has a large underground network of roots which are strong enough to damage concrete foundations, buildings, roads, pavements, retaining walls and many other architectural buildings.Request a quoteRequest a quote
If you have spotted Japanese Knotweed growing around your garden please notify us as soon as you can.
Our experts will recommend a tailor made treatment plan to irradiate it from your property.
Wide, thin, tall or small, we supply many types of hedging. Dixcey Landscapes can remove old, tired or dead hedges and replace them with luscious, healthy new ones grown in our very own nursery; or we can landscape your garden from scratch.Request a quoteRequest a quote
Our many years of horticulture experience enables us to recommend the best suited plants and hedges for your soil, climate conditions and maintenance requirements.
One of our unique selling points is our nursery. We grow a wide range of herbs, hedging, evergreen and flowering shrubs such as Euonymus, Hebes, and Laurel, to name a few.
We can ensure the quality is impeccable for your garden as we have personally grown and nurtured the plants from scratch. By having them on-site we can also cut out the middle man and deliver your plants instantaneously.
Our staff know exactly which plants will suit your soil, climate conditions, and maintenance needs.
We know every type of ground, grass and gravel.
Founder, owner, chief
Richard has been established in the horticultural and landscaping business for over 40 years.
His career started in commercial greenhouses specialising in growing flowers, and went on to work in the first ever established garden centre on the Island.
The love he grew for garden creativity encouraged him to start his own landscaping business in 1991. His expertise in the field has certainly bloomed over the last 40 years!
Andy is the very organised head foreman.
He knows exactly where his teams are, what they are doing, and what time they are doing it.
Our time-keeping skills are very strict, and we will always keep you informed throughout any process.
It is vital within Dixcey Landscapes that we are immaculately professional, polite and respectful; to the customers, and the plants!
Brian has perfected the art of gardening.
He is a very creative landscaper, from the initial design, to maintaining your outside space.
Lee is faultless within all areas of hard landscaping.
His skills include fencing, patios and decking, but is also an experienced turfer; the growing type and the artificial.
Pete is the man to conquer those challenging projects.
Landscaping is full of many predicaments - hills, slopes, clay, uneven ground, the list is pretty much endless.
However, Pete ensures our teams can overcome any obstacle that is in our way, and deliver you a fantastic outside space.
Please view our portfolio of work from gardens and outside spaces based here on the Isle of Wight.
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Dixcey Landscapes Ltd
Rill Farm, Canteen Road
Whiteley Bank, Ventnor
Isle of Wight, PO38 3AF