Welcome to Manor Landscapes

Serving customers throughout South Devon including Torquay, Shaldon, Abbotskerswell, Brixham and Bishopsteignton.

Good morning, I'm Shaun Teague and I have been providing quality gardening maintenance and turfing services to the local community for over 30 years.

Since the age of 14, I've been involved in creating and maintaining beautiful gardens. I started helping my father during school holidays, moved on to work for several gardening firms and enjoyed the work so much I created my own company Manor Landscapes 16 years ago.

I work with a fantastic range of clients to transform dreary and overgrown outdoor areas into desirable and usable garden spaces.

A reputation you can trust

As a small business owner, I have built my reputation on reliability, professionalism and experience. I pride myself in delivering excellent garden solutions and ensuring customer satisfaction.

I have been providing landscape gardening services for the last 30 years for homeowners and businesses of all sizes including landlords, letting agents, manor houses and building contractors.

I understand the importance of good standards of working practices. I offer a reliable service for turfing, seeding, and maintaining your garden. Your garden will be in good hands with my courteous and trustworthy manner. I can also provide information on suitable plants and foliage for your garden as well as garden planning with my landscaping knowledge. Prices are competitive in return for a very high quality service.

What can you expect?

Your garden and outdoor spaces will flourish in good hands with my courteous and reliable service. I offer:

One-off and regular maintenance
Turfing and lawn care
Planting, pruning, weeding and general garden maintenance
Garden planning services
Competitive pricing
Free written quotations on request
Professionally insured & registered

Turf Laying & Maintenance

Serving customers throughout South Devon including Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Babbacombe, Stoneyhill and Ashburton.

With decades of experience in supplying and maintaining turf, I can help you choose the right variety for your garden. Whether you go for the instant beauty of turf, or the slower seeding option, a great lawn can transform your garden creating a lush green space.

To help ensure that you can enjoy your new lawn for years to come, I can help you with all aspects of lawn creation and maintenance:

Turfing Services Provided...

Turf laying
Soil preparation
Lawn care and fertilising
Grass maintenance
Lawn treatment
Grass seeding

Take a look at some of my recent turfing work in the photos below - you can slide between before and after photos.

Turfing Work Example - After
Turfing Work Example - Before

My experience has proven the need for effective planning and understanding of what you'd like to achieve from your new space.

1. Planning

Would you prefer the instant gratification of turf over the slow and nurturing option of seeding?

What type of lawn would you like? Does it need to be hardwearing for children or is it purely ornamental?

Do you want to incorporate additional flower beds, planters or a water feature into the lawn?

How much time do you want to spend maintaining your lawn?

2. Preparation & Laying

The best time to start your lawn project is typically between March and November for turf and May and September for seeding.

The ground will be prepared to lay the turf or seed. This can include removing hard landscaping or a previous lawn and laying topsoil. In all cases I would rotavate the soil, remove large stones and weeds, and level the area to ensure a bump free lawn.

I use quality turf and seeds. Turf must be healthy, green and weed free to ensure a quality finish.

While laying, care is taken not to damage the freshly completed areas.

3. Aftercare

I'll provide instructions on how to care for your new lawn immediately after it’s laid.

For turf, you need to ensure that it doesn’t dry out over the first few weeks and for seeding, daily watering is recommended. You need to keep off the grass until it starts to establish.

If you prefer, I can carry out maintenance visits.

4. Maintenance

I can provide ongoing advice in respect of lawn care and carry out regular maintenance visits to ensure that your lawn remains in mint condition.

Turfing Work Example - After
Turfing Work Example - Before
Turfing Work Example - After
Turfing Work Example - Before
Turfing Work Example - After
Turfing Work Example - Before

Garden Maintenance

Serving customers throughout South Devon including Liverton, Dartmoor, Chudleigh, Combeinteignhead and Sandygate.

With a passion for gardens and gardening, I can help you get or keep your garden under control with one off or regular maintenance visits.

Regular Maintenance

If you don’t have the time, the ability or just don’t know where to start with your garden then I can provide a weekly, fortnightly or monthly maintenance service. The cycle of weeding, mowing, pruning and planting never ends so let me do the hard work whilst you sit back, knowing that your garden oasis will thrive with my years of experience and knowledge.

One-off Maintenance

I work on all different sizes and types of garden so whether your garden needs a spruce up or complete clearance then you can trust me to do the job. Facing an overgrown garden can be daunting. If you’ve moved into a new property and the garden needs clearing, you want to improve the space for an upcoming party or you just need an expert boost to start your own gardening journey then I can help.

I offer a reliable, trustworthy and courteous service to help you maintain and create your ideal garden space whatever your garden needs.

Garden Maintenance Work Example - After
Garden Maintenance Work Example - Before
Garden Maintenance Work Example - After
Garden Maintenance Work Example - Before

Garden maintenance services provided...

Garden clearance and tree removal
Grass cutting, strimming and edging
Lawn treatments
Hedge trimming
Weeding
Pruning
Clearing leaves
Planting, feeding and thinning out bedding areas
Pressure washing and general outdoor space maintenance

What our customers say...

References are available on requests - here are some of the kind comments received by my past customers.

We couldn't have hoped for a better service!!

We found Shaun through an online search of gardeners in the Newton Abbot area, he replied to our query quickly, came round within a few days to look at the job, answered all our questions thoroughly, especially my concerns about affecting pets and wildlife, and he provided us with a quote that same day which was very competitive. The job took a few weeks mainly to get rid of the old grass and weeds but once he started the job our new lawn was down in a day and a half. We couldn't have hoped for a better service!! Shaun is a hard working, friendly chap, who know's what he's doing, does it efficiently and to a high standard and I have no reservations in recommending him.

Helen, Devon

I would not hesitate to have him do work for me again.

My wife and I moved into this house in the middle of September. Shaun contracted to clear my garden of over grown plants etc. Neither of us realised what was behind the trellis arch. In only 3 days, Shaun and his assistant cleared all the overgrown plants etc. that were in the bottom area of the property. Most importantly for us, also removed all the rubbish from the premises. A superb job was completed fast and efficiently with always a smile and time for a chat. I would not hesitate to have him do work for me again. I can be contacted if required with prior arrangement with Shaun.

B & P, East Ogwell

...thanks very much for the work you've done to the garden.

Dear Shaun, thanks very much for the work you've done to the garden at 62 Mile End Road. Best Wishes.

Elly Corney

Thumbs up for local business people.

I would like to thank everyone who recommended Shaun Teague of Manor Landscapes - he is such a lovely man, full of humour, and has re-laid my lawn perfectly. Throughout the two days nothing was too much trouble and they work in the rain as well!! Thumbs up for local business people.

BF, Devon

He was very friendly hardworking and produced a fantastic front lawn for us!

Located Shaun through a local business web site. Always a bit nervous getting a new supplier, but from the very outset Shaun gave us confidence and was on time with the quote for a new lawn, he gave us a date, and turned up on time! It was a very wet and windy Monday morning but he was very cheerful and got on with job in hand preparing the garden for a new lawn. He was very friendly hardworking and produced a fantastic front lawn for us! Excellent job all round, thank you Shaun! Oh and he has white coffee 2 sugars every 1/2 hour!! Will make sure we recommend you to anyone who asks.

Dave & Liz, Devon

They do an excellent job...

Manor Landscapes are employed here to look after all our garden requirements. They do an excellent job and I would have no hesitation in recommending them for any gardening or landscaping work you require.

K L Grasby, Somerforde Residential Home, Newton Abbot

Shaun was really great to deal with.

Shaun was really great to deal with. Easy to book the work and on the day I was really happy with the lawn he created. I would have no hesitation in using him again and in fact I am!!

Mike Griffiths, Bovey Tracey

Thank you for all your hard work in laying our new turf.

Dear Shaun, we are writing to thank you for all your hard work in laying our new turf. It has made the garden look so much better and we will certainly contact you in the future if we need any more work doing.

Mr & Mrs Devlin - Newton Abbot

Excellent job in re-turfing our garden.

It was great to have a firm that turns up early and gets on with the job. Shaun was very professional in all aspects of the work, ie preparation, laying new top soil/good quality turfs, removal of waste and cleaning up. He takes pride in his work and even offered to do the first cut of the lawn. The striped lawn looks great!

D&M, Bovey Tracey

The lawn and flowerbeds look beautiful.

South Devon Turf recommended Shaun to us. Shaun came out to see the work that was required and soon emailed back with a very reasonable price for the work. My husband, Andrew, and I were impressed with Shaun from the outset and he fitted us into his busy schedule so I could have my lawn laid in time for it to be settled in by my July birthday weekend. Shaun brought Steve, his experienced assistant, with him and they were both extremely hard working and very kind and understanding in making sure I got everything in the garden as I wanted as well as Shaun's excellent advice too. Thank you Shaun and Steve very much for doing such a splendid job even though it was on the hottest day this year! The lawn and flowerbeds look beautiful and we'll definitely do the watering every day to keep it looking that way.

Andrew and Shirley Phillips, Dunchideock

Lawn is looking great. Thanks to you both.

We highly recommend Shaun from Manor Landscapes. Replaced our front lawn. Quick initial response to our first e mail and agreed timetable for the work kept too. Shaun and Steve make a great team and nothing is too much trouble. Site left clean and tidy. Lawn is looking great. Thanks to you both.

Mike & Jean, Torquay

We would not hesitate to recommend Shaun to anyone.

We needed some turfing to our front and rear gardens. We chose Shaun because we have worked with him before. He visited, discussed our requirements and then sent us an estimate which was very reasonable. Shaun spent a long time preparing the area ready for topsoil and eventually the turf laying was done with the help from his brother. We have always liked Shaun for his honesty, cheerful attitude and diligence. We have to say we think turfing is his passion the results speak for themselves. We would not hesitate to recommend Shaun to anyone.

Mr & Mrs C, Devon

... we recommend you to clients whenever they need assistance with gardening.

Many thanks for the work you have carried out for me recently which is much appreciated. As you know, we recommend you to clients whenever they need assistance with gardening or landscaping and we always receive positive feedback. Keep up the good work!

Michael Foundly, Chamberlains Estate Agents

Superb, I am so happy!

I must let you know how pleased I am with our new lawn. Shaun and his team were punctual and worked very hard. They were really neat and tidy, and cleaned up well at the end of the job. I couldn�t be more pleased with the stunning lawn he laid. Superb, I am so happy

SA, Devon

Great job, thank you!

We are very pleased with the work undertaken to our lawn. From first contact to hints and tips afterwards, Shaun and his team have been great. The work was done very well and the area left tidy and all done while we were at work. Great job, thank you!

Matt, Devon

...he was efficient, professional, friendly and knowledgeable.

From my first email to Shaun to our finished lawn, he was efficient, professional, friendly and knowledgeable. He responded very quickly to all correspondence, worked tirelessly in a heatwave to lay our lawn (which looks great), gave us advice on its maintenance and all for a very competitive price. I would have no hesitation in recommending his work or using his business again.

Claire Funge, South Devon

10 out of 10, would highly recommended his work.

Would just like to say what a great job Shaun has done. Totally transformed our front garden, excellent work and service from getting a quote right until the last piece of turf was laid. Gave us some great advice on aftercare - 10 out of 10, would highly recommended his work.

Claire Crisp, Devon

Shaun is an experienced professional and easy to deal with, highly recommended.

I contacted Manor Landscapes to prepare the ground and lay a lawn in my daughters garden. Shaun was polite on the phone and arrived when arranged, did a thoroughly professional job in a quick and organized way. Tidy whilst working and left the garden looking smashing. Used good quality soil and weed-free turf all for a reasonable price. Shaun is an experienced professional and easy to deal with, highly recommended.

Mike Short, Devon

Absolutely recommend to anyone.

Finally I found someone to tidy up a small patch out our front. These were the fourth people I had tried, one said she didn�t want do do the work and the other two just never turned up. So I was pleased when they turned up for the first appointment to look at the job and give me a quote. Came today, just a week later and tidied up all the weeds and trimmed a tree we had which had got very overgrown. Will use them again for sure. Great service. Thankyou very much.

SW, Devon

I was very pleased with the entire experience.

I would recommend Shaun Teague for grounds maintenance work. In my experience Shaun responds promptly to an enquiry, site visits are professionally conducted and quotes/estimated times for work to be completed are fair and reasonable. The nature of the work carried out for us involved working in a public and private space. Shaun took full account of access restrictions and worked weekends/hours to suit F&W Media International?s needs. Our site was left clean, tidy and much improved. I was very pleased with the entire experience and plan to continue to use Manor Landscapes in the future.

Clare Medland, F&W Media International Ltd

We would not hesitate to recommend Shaun to anyone.

My husband and I recently purchased a 60yr old bungalow. The garden had been neglected for many years among which included huge growths of ivy, bramble and bamboo, with many roots going far and wide. Shaun and his team worked diligently for almost a week, arriving on time always polite and good humoured and at the end of the day left the garden nice and tidy. We would not hesitate to recommend Shaun to anyone.

Mr & Mrs Chapman, Devon

Thank you so much for the brilliant job, our garden looks so much better!

Shaun came out and laid our turf for us for a total garden revamp. Shaun arrived promptly in the morning to start preparing the ground and receive the turf delivery. He provided excellent advice on products and aftercare of the lawn. When we arrived home from work we had a beautifully laid lawn. We are a couple of weeks down the line after following all of Shaun's tips and the grass is looking fantastic. Thank you so much for the brilliant job, our garden looks so much better!

Charlotte, Devon

...you were professional, enthusiastic (even in the pouring rain) and took care of everything.

Many thanks for your work in our garden preparing the ground and laying the turf, it's a complete transformation! From the first email to completion of the job you were professional, enthusiastic (even in the pouring rain) and took care of everything. I'll certainly be recommending you to friends and family. Thank you

Harry Millman, South Devon

The lawns continue to look excellent and often receive complements.

We have had Shaun from Manor Landscapes lay two lawns for us along with some other gardening works. We have found the quality, service and price to be unbeatable. The lawns continue to look excellent and often receive complements. We would have no doubts in recommending Shaun to friends and family.

A Aucock, Kingsteignton

We could not be happier with our new lawn and would recommend him to everyone!

From our first contact with Shaun he has been very friendly and helpful! Communication has been excellent and his work speaks for itself. He gave us plenty of advice for the aftercare or our turf. We could not be happier with our new lawn and would recommend him to everyone!

Russ and Katy, Devon

I was extremely impressed...

I was extremely impressed with the reliable and professional service provided whilst quoting for, preparing and turfing our lawn. The lawn turf is of high quality, the quote was extremely reasonable and Shaun and his brother Steve are such friendly and knowledgeable gents. I would not hesitate in recommending Manor Landscapes. Thank you Shaun and Steve.

Mr O, Devon

...the garden looks amazing now.

Thanks to Shaun for a great job laying new turf, the garden looks amazing now. Always enthusiastic and professional. Leaves the garden clean and tidy. Highly recommended, wouldn't hesitate to use again. Keep up the good work.

Matt Lamacraft

We quickly realised he knew exactly what he was doing...

I first came across Shaun during a search for a small turfing job that needed doing. I sent him a photo of our garden border that needed turfing over. He organised and ordered soil and very good quality turf that was delivered the same day he came over. We very quickly realised that he knew exactly what he was doing and in no time at all the job was completed to perfection. Thank you Shaun!

Myriam, Devon

I would have no hesitation in recommending you to friends and family.

Dear Shaun, I just wanted to thank you for the excellent work you have just completed at my home. Thanks to your advice, my garden has been totally transformed into a relaxing, enjoyable and easily maintained area. I am so impressed with your enthusiasm and professionalism that I would have no hesitation in recommending you to friends and family.

J. M. Craig

Contact Manor Landscapes

Landline

01626 200841

Mobile

07525 212422

Address

4 Higher Budleigh Meadow
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1UL

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