Which gravel for your garden or driveway?

Which gravel for your garden or driveway?

How do you choose the best gravel for your garden when you’re creating a driveway, path or border? There are many factors to think about including colour, texture and durability. This article should help to guide your decision to making the right choice for your landscaping project. Gravel can be a relatively low cost landscaping material for covering large areas, or for adding decorative finishing touches to outdoor areas. There are a few key questions to ask yourself when choosing…

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RAF Community Garden

RAF Community Garden

The Phoenix Garden The Royal Airforce Cosford Chaplaincy recently created a garden of reflection called the Phoenix Garden which was designed for use by all Service personnel, their families and Veterans living in the Shropshire area. The project The garden was funded entirely by charitable donations and created as a joint venture between trainees at the station and inmates of HMP Kirklevington Grange. For the centerpiece of this garden, Stone Warehouse were asked to supply their Blue Slate rockery to…

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Our Black Basalt on TV!

Our Black Basalt on TV!

Stone Warehouse products recently featured on an episode of George Clarke’s Old House New Home. This series follows George as he helps couples make their period homes fit for modern life. The Project Shrez and Tom had been lovingly restoring their 4 bed 4 floor Victorian terraced home in South East London. However after a  rogue trader took almost all their savings they enlisted George Clarke, one of the UK’s leading architects. George showed them how to make financially sound design…

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Easter Rock Painting Competition!

Easter Rock Painting Competition!

We recently teamed up with Love On The Rocks UK, a nationwide group of rock-painting enthusiasts, to run a fun and creative competition over the Easter period. We first were made aware of the multi-purpose use of some of our smoother pebbles and cobbles, such as the White and Scottish back in February.  This was because a painting enthusiast got in touch to tell us that she had been bulk-buying our cobbles for the sole purpose of decorating! This got…

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A checklist for welcoming wildlife into your garden

A checklist for welcoming wildlife into your garden

The weather may be chilly, but there’s still reason to pull on your gardening gloves and get landscaping this Spring. Print off this checklist and see how many items you can tick off, with hints and tips from the telegraph and the RHS for encouraging wildlife into your garden.     Information from  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/3344407/25-ways-to-get-wildlife-into-your-garden.html https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/wildlife/encourage-wildlife-to-your-garden https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/wildlife-garden/wildlife/encourage-wildlife-to-your-garden

Welcome to the Stone Warehouse blog!

Welcome to the Stone Warehouse blog!

Welcome to the Stone Warehouse blog! We have started this blog to take the opportunity to talk to our customers and share our top tips; with landscaping and gardening articles, how to guides, news and reviews. We will be updating our blog on a regular basis to keep you in the loop with all of the new things happening at Stone Warehouse as the year progresses. We have plenty to say, so check back regularly for more content!  In the…

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