Welcome to HJ Horticulture Ltd

Grounds Maintenance and Landscape Contractors

Established in 1996 HJ Horticulture has long been a premier provider of Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping services in the Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire area. Whether a commercial property an open space or a private garden, we provide a comprehensive and reliable service covering all of your horticultural needs, from tree planting and grass mowing to hedge trimming, patio laying, pond design and building. All our services are carried out to the highest standards with horticulturaly qualified staff. We always use the best green practices and adhere to the strictest safety procedures. We carry a £5 million public liability insurance.

Grounds Maintenance

We can offer comprehensive grounds maintenance services for either commercial or domestic needs. Maintaining public and private open spaces such as offices and industrial units, retail space, Hotels, Sports grounds, schools, church yards / cemeteries, parks and gardens.

Soft Landscaping

Soft landscaping includes the creation planted borders, tree, hedge and shrub planting, sowing of grass and wild flower seed, turf laying and water features. We have considerable experience in specifying plants and seeds to create landscaped areas, and are able to provide detailed planting plans.

Hard Landscaping

We have extensive experience in constructing fencing, walling and garden structures. We also specialise at patio laying and block paving. We will think through all issues and advise you on the best way forward.

Solar Panels

As a green and growing business, one that promotes sustainable living and new technology, we have been one of the first to install solar panels onto the roof of our storage unit.

These solar panels provide most of the electricity we require to run our office and workshop (in daylight hours), and they are helping us to reduce our carbon footprint.


Grounds Maintenance

Well maintained landscaped areas enhance the professional and caring image of your organisation to employees and visitors alike, reinforcing those all important first impressions.

We are able to provide comprehensive grounds maintenance services to commercial and domestic clients, with many years experience in maintaining office / industrial units, retail space, hotels, sports grounds, schools, churches and private gardens you can be confident of a quality service at reasonable and competitive prices.

Grounds maintenance services include:
  • Grass Cutting & Strimming
  • Weed control
  • Hedge trimming
  • Pruning
  • Moss control in lawns and pavements
  • Planted pots & Hanging baskets
  • General care of plant health
  • Litter picking & site cleanliness
  • Winter gritting and snow clearing
Grass Cutting & Strimming

Our grass cutting team have the equipment to cut large and small areas like sports fields, verges or cemeteries. We have the facility of collecting and disposing of the cuttings either on or off site if required. We are able to cut rough grass such as communal recreational areas or fine grass like football pitches and golf courses. All of our operators are professional in their approach and are Health & Safety aware

Sometimes its impossible to Cut grass in certain areas or it is too long for regular cutting machinery. All of our operators are trained to use petrol driven strimmers. They use PPE at all times are cautious to the surrounding area to avoid any damage or accidents caused by debris whipped up by the strimmer cord. Strimming can be an effective solution to over grown or hard to get to places.

Weed Control

Weed control is important not only for the aesthetic look of an area but also to comply with the Weed Act 1959, where action must be taken to prevent injury from weeds: Ragwort, Spear, Thistle etc. We are trained in pesticide application either from a tractor mounted or knapsack sprayers’. We can apply pesticide in small or large areas to control weeds and other problem vegetation.

Hedge Trimming

Our horticulturally qualified staff have in depth knowledge on pruning a wide variety of plants including trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials, we are able to advise on the best methods and timings for your situation.


Soft Landscaping

The most important part of any garden is the planting. We carefully consult with you to make sure the planting fits your needs and lifestyle. We only use quality plants from specialist suppliers. Our staff have extensive experience in horticulture and plant care and always use best green practices.

Soft landscaping services include:
  • Planting (trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials etc.)
  • Planting plans and designs
  • Turf laying and grass seeding
  • Wild flower seeding and plug plants (for meadow areas and conservation sites)
  • Ponds and water features
Planting plants and design

With our in depth knowledge of plants we are able to provide planting plans and designs that suit your individual requirements, including shrub beds, herb gardens, mixed native and tree planting.

Turf laying and grass seed

Over the years we have developed specialist knowledge in turf laying and grass seeding. Our varied equipment allows us to seed small and large areas along with hard to reach banks etc with great ease and accuracy. Our methods include tractor mounted direct drilling, broard cast sowing, Hydro seeding and hand sowing. We have experience in drilling sports fields, golf cources, parks, road verges, agricultural and private gardens.

Wild flower seeding and plug plants

With our in house British native wild flower specialist we are able to provide a unique service, advising and planting wild flowers for habitat creation and conservation projects. To ensure a good supply of high quality seeds and plants we have developed our own specialist nursery to keep pace with demand.


Hard Landscaping

We have extensive experience in hard landscaping and are aware of the potential pitfalls. We are able to advise you on the most suitable hard structures for your garden and supply the highest quality materials, without losing control of budgets.

Hard landscaping services include:
  • Fencing (Garden, agricultural and security)
  • Walling (Brick, block and stone)
  • Patios
  • Block paving
  • Decking
  • Gravel areas
  • Raised beds
  • Garden structures

Fencing is an important part of any garden as they provide boundary, division, security and privacy. With the numerous fencing styles available we are able to advise you on the best possible method to suit your individual requirments and with our years of experience in constructing fences you can be confident that our fences are secure and built to last.


With our own qualified and highly skilled bricklayer we are able to construct decorative garden walls and retaining walls using whatever materials you require. We also have extensive experience in repairing dry stone walls.


Over our 15 years of trading we have laid numerous patios in all different shapes and sizes, using man made concrete paving and natural stone products.

We pride ourselves in creating outdoor spaces that are comfortable to use and hard wearing.


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