Welcome to Manor Landscapes

Serving customers throughout South Devon including Buckfastleigh, St Marychurch, Ashburton, Shaldon and Bovey Tracey.

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 13 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 Babbacombe, Dartmoor, Liverton, Bishopsteignton and Chudleigh.

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 Maidenhead, Stoneyhill, Paignton, Ogwell and Coffinswell.

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
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.

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

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

I will certainly be recommending you to my clients.

Shaun - just thought i would drop you a quick line to say thank you for the garden work which you carried out last week 2/3/11 on Cherrywood close. The Garden looked fantastic and it was perfect timing for the open day we had on the property, many people commented on it so gave out a few of your cards , hopefully you'll get a few more leads from it. Good luck with your business and keep up the service - I am sure you'll do well! I will certainly be recommending you to my clients.

Tim Sample, Sample Mills, Newton Abbot

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 couldnt be more pleased with the stunning lawn he laid. Superb, I am so happy

SA, 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

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

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

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 would definitely recommend!

Thank you to Shaun & team for an expert, professional job today. Working in difficult conditions - replacing topsoil and turf up narrow steps in a small space surrounded by new white walls (which remain white!) and all done in the pouring rain! The work was very neat and the area left tidy and now looks fantastic. We really appreciate Shaun fitting in the job at very short notice, he was competitively priced, excellent communication and very friendly, we would definitely recommend!


Contact Manor Landscapes


01626 200841


07525 212422


4 Higher Budleigh Meadow
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1UL

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