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BBC Gardeners’ World – APL Avenue

BBC Gardeners’ World – APL Avenue

Julianne from Chasing Arcadia Design approached us on Instagram. She asked us to support the garden she had designed for BBC Gardeners’ World Live. The Sea Garden The garden was part of the APL Avenue and called the Sea Garden. This avenue featured four incredible gardens that were all designed and built by members of the Association of Professional Landscapers. The theme for the gardens was A very British Affair. Each garden was created to a typical back garden size….

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RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021

We were lucky enough to visit the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021 on a day with beautiful sunshine. It was incredibly hot but that was certainly preferential to rain! After a year off we felt the show had come back bolder and brighter than ever before. The themes of love and colour were abundant in the show gardens. Young Designer Gardens This year five finalists were tasked to design a thought-provoking garden which highlights issues of sustainability and mental…

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RHS Tatton – Young Designer of The Year 2021

RHS Tatton – Young Designer of The Year 2021

The RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021 is going ahead as planned! We are very excited to be involved this year. The show runs from the 21st to the 25th of July and we are especially looking forward to the RHS Young Designer of the Year 2021 Competition as we are supporting two of the finalists. In its twelfth year, the competition gives ambitious garden designers under the age of 28 a chance to kick-start their careers. Each year the…

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Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

This stunning wildlife garden was called the BBC Springwatch Garden. It featured at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2019 was designed by award winning garden designer Jo Thompson alongside wildlife writer Kate Bradbury. It was chock full of ideas on how people can make their gardens more wildlife friendly. The 3 Gardens Created as a feature garden for the show, it highlights the issue of the decline in the UK’s wildlife. There are 3 separate gardens depicted within it, all…

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Inspiration from Chatsworth Flower Show

Inspiration from Chatsworth Flower Show

Chatsworth Flower Show is right on our doorstep and we have enjoyed visiting it since it started 3 years ago. Unsurprisingly Chatsworth Flower Show 2019 was no exception. The show gardens were very impressive, and it delighted us to see most of them using decorative aggregates within the design. Our blog will guide you through our favourite gardens and the products that were featured within them. The Wedgwood Garden We donated our Goldpath self-binding gravel to the Gold medal winning…

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Going for Gold

Going for Gold

If you are looking to transform your garden with our products and want to take inspiration from a Gold Medal winning show garden then read on. All these gardens were really going for gold! This summer has seen many of our products used in gardens that have received gold at the UK’s top Flower Shows. Our blog will guide you through how these gardens used decorative aggregates to fantastic effect! Harrogate Flower Show Harrogate Flower show ran from the 25th…

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The Manchester Garden

The Manchester Garden

We take a look at The Manchester Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Designed by Exterior Architecture it honours the great city’s past, present and future. As Manchester was at the heart of the industrial revolution it developed very quickly which left very little green space. The garden was created to illustrate their desire to be at the forefront of urban planting. It also celebrates the ethos of green spaces such as Angel Meadows. There were 10 trees in…

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City Escapes Garden wins three awards at Royal Norfolk Show

City Escapes Garden wins three awards at Royal Norfolk Show

In June 2019 we supported Lucy Belsey in her City Escapes garden at the Royal Norfolk Show. We were pleased to donate Silver Grey Pebbles and Cobbles to the project which was awarded an incredible Gold Medal, Best in Show and the Visitor Vote. We love hearing about the process that landscape designers go through to create such beautiful spaces so we asked Lucy some questions about her City Escapes garden. What were the key elements of the City Escapes…

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The Gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show 2019

The Gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show 2019

We were lucky enough to visit the gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show 2019. The show is set against the stunning back drop of the Hampton Court Palace and its gardens and is one of the best-loved horticultural events in the UK. This year featured an abundance of inspirational show gardens, most of which included decorative stone. BBC Springwatch Garden We donated our Cotswold Chippings into the BBC Springwatch Garden which was designed as a feature garden by Jo Thompson…

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A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2019

A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2019

We visited Tatton Park Flower show 2019 at which there were some excellent gardens to enjoy and be inspired by. Lets take a look at a few! The Phytosanctuary Garden Designer – Kristian Reay Builder – Steven Foxcroft Landscapes Award – Gold Medal Winner A stunning Young Designer Garden to see is The Phytosanctuary Garden, Designed by Kristian Reay, 27 from Somerset. This garden picked up a most deserving Gold medal. Utilising this season’s key colour trend with the placement…

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