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5 Simple Ways To Maintain A Gravel Garden

5 Simple Ways To Maintain A Gravel Garden

Gravel gardens can be a great option for areas of your outdoor space. They look fabulous and are generally easy to maintain. It is important to know how to maintain a gravel garden in order to keep your space looking pristine. Gravel gardens are often chosen as an alternative to traditional turf gardens, as they require little effort all year round. In addition, you only need to water the plants and weeds are less common so you can say goodbye…

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All You Need To Know About How To Lay A Patio

All You Need To Know About How To Lay A Patio

Paving slabs are available in such a huge range of colours and styles, there is something to suit every garden design. Read our step by step guide on how to lay a patio. What you will need: TOOLS MATERIALS: Sand Paving MOT Type 1 or similar Water Jointing Compound (optional) If you are using a mortar mix to set the paving you will also need: Cement Sharp Sand Builders sand A cement mixer or mixing pallet though the wheelbarrow can…

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How To Choose Your Paving

How To Choose Your Paving

Are you wondering how to choose paving for that new patio you are finally getting around to creating, or for the old patio that needs updating? It may seem a very daunting task selecting the perfect patio slabs for your project. However, we aim to take some of the mystery out of shopping for your new patio stone, so you can pick the perfect patio slabs for you! How to choose the right colour You should always consider your surroundings…

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Designing A Modern Garden

Designing A Modern Garden

From balcony gardens in the city to countryside garden grounds, designing a modern garden is becoming increasingly popular among UK households. Due to its simplicity and functionality, this style is an ideal option for gardens of any shape or size. This blog will round up some of the most sought after features of this contemporary trend. Designing a modern garden doesn’t necessarily mean you have to select a particular colour scheme. This is because trends in colour tones are constantly…

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How To Build A Rockery

How To Build A Rockery

Are you wondering how to build a rockery? Here we are going to consider what you need to build one! Late winter through to early spring is the best time to build a rockery. This is because the ground is usually wet. However, you can do this at any time of year, but is better after a few days of rain. The wet ground makes it easier to move the soil and place the rocks. Before you build a rockery,…

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