Claudia de Yong
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Jill Howe liked Claudia de Yong's blog post To Deck or not to Deck......
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To Deck or not to Deck......

 With reality TV gardening there came a time when it seemed every back garden had to be decked in some form or other and also had to be laid in just one hour!But decking has been used for many years in various ways in Scandinavia and America to such effect that to use it a quick fix does not do the product justice.Having decking can extend a living place outdoors, allow the outside to come in and the relative inexpensive costs can really be an investment in the quality of life as well as…See More
Mar 3, 2013
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Feb 25, 2013
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"Thank you for your kind comments and Karl for posting the picture. I have other views I will add. The deck is still going strong and looks good. The oak was from a local sawmill and I saw pieces I liked and built it with Mick."
Feb 25, 2013
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Rustic Pontoon

My attempt with Michael to build a rustic pontoon and deck for a new wildlife pond
Feb 25, 2013
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"Claudia A beautiful pontoon, decks aren't just about massive spaces covered with deck of some description they about the right material selection for the job. Great design and brilliant use of materials. Surely top 10 in the thousands of decks…"
Feb 25, 2013
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"Claudia, such beautiful use of materials. A privilege for the landscaper working for such a talented garden designer. Karl"
Nov 27, 2011
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Claudia De Yong Garden Design

A Garden Designed by Claudia De Yong.
Nov 27, 2011
Claudia de Yong and Alison Riley are now friends
Feb 9, 2011
Claudia de Yong left a comment for Kieran Ray
"Many thanks for your kind comment- I do love making things like this and when the wildflowers came through it looked stunning."
Feb 9, 2011
Kieran Ray commented on Claudia de Yong's photo
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"Looks fantastic Claudia. Would love to get a job to do something like that on it."
Feb 9, 2011
Claudia de Yong posted a blog post

More advantages of adding a bit decking to your lives!

Apart from the advantages listed in my first blog on whether to add decking to a design for an outdoor area, there are some fundamental issues of 'levels' which add weight to this. Many people today want to extend the living area directly from their indoor spaces. The want the house to flow seemlessly from indoors to outdoors. Due to the building regs, the outdoor surface should not be higher than the damp-proof membrane of the property as rising damp would be an issue. By using decking with…See More
Jan 26, 2011

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Claudia de Yong Designs
First Name
Claudia
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http://www.claudiadeyong.com
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http://thegardenspot
About Me
I am a garden designer/landscaper with a passion for plants and crafts. I have won 6 RHS Medals includig Gold and Best in Show.

I tend to be known more for water gardens and my 'romantic' way of planting. I travel far and wide seaking out the best and the unusual, visiting as many gardens as I can and learning every day.

I speak fluent French and good Italian
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Designer
List the specialist services or materials that you provide
I design and install from water features to drystone walls and large landscapes.

An Inhouse build team and speacialists in ponds and lakes
How did you find this website
Invited to join by Karl - THE Decking GURU

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Claudia de Yong's Blog

To Deck or not to Deck......

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 15:48 0 Comments

 

With reality TV gardening there came a time when it seemed every back garden had to be decked in some form or other and also had to be laid in just one hour!

But decking has been used for many years in various ways in Scandinavia and America to such effect that to use it a quick fix does not do the product justice.

Having decking can extend a living place outdoors, allow the outside to come in and the relative inexpensive costs can really be an investment in the…

Continue

More advantages of adding a bit decking to your lives!

Posted on January 26, 2011 at 10:24 0 Comments

Apart from the advantages listed in my first blog on whether to add decking to a design for an outdoor area, there are some fundamental issues of 'levels' which add weight to this.

 

Many people today want to extend the living area directly from their indoor spaces. The want the house to flow seemlessly from indoors to outdoors.

 

Due to the building regs, the outdoor surface should not be higher than the damp-proof membrane of the property as rising damp would be…

Continue

To Deck or Not to Deck?

Posted on November 16, 2010 at 10:49 0 Comments

With reality TV gardening there came a time when it seemed every back garden had to be decked in some form or other and also had to be laid in just one hour!…

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At 11:03 on November 16, 2010, Stuart Marler said…
No worries, pleased to help.
Nice to see you here at the "friendly" network.

Speak soon,
Stuart
At 15:46 on November 10, 2010, Karl Harrison said…
Hello Claudia

Thank you for joining The Decking Network.

I hope you find this site informative and full of decking information, your contributions towards decking are welcome, enjoy your stay.
regards

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