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Love Your Garden this March!

Love Your Garden this March!

Happy to help! Did you catch the latest episode of Love Your Garden? This week we were delighted to support the Love Your Garden team as they designed and created a child friendly coastal garden for a family in Surrey. Alan Titchmarsh and his team of gardeners including David Domoney, Katie Rushworth and Frances Tophill worked to design a safe and sensory garden for mum, Kirsty, and her 3 year old twins Phoebe and Sam. Phoebe and her mum both…

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How To Design A Garden

How To Design A Garden

Winter is the best time to start preparing a re-design of your garden. By planning early you have a better chance of booking a garden designer and contractors if required. Additionally you will have time to organise your planting schedule. Do you need a garden designer? We recommend employing one if you have a large area to renovate or if you have very limited experience of gardening. A garden designer can take a lot of the stress out of the…

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How To Use Slate In Your Garden

How To Use Slate In Your Garden

If you are looking for a versatile, low maintenance landscaping product then slate could be your answer. A wide range of slate stone products are available including Slate Chippings, Paddlestones, Mini Mulch, Rockery, Monoliths and Feature Stones. As slate is a recycled product it is also more environmentally friendly than most aggregates. We offer slate products in 5 stunning colour tones, Blue, Plum, Green, Charcoal and Rustic, ensuring you will find something to suit every garden design. Slate Ideas Pathways…

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Luke’s Wildlife Garden

Luke’s Wildlife Garden

Climate change and the diminishing of wildlife species are of very real concern. Therefore we were delighted to hear from our customer Luke from GrowN22 C.I.C. who is working to fight both of these things. Luke is one of the founders of GrowN22. It is an organisation that was set up to transform disused and neglected spaces across Haringey into vibrant community gardens. As a gardener he specialises in wildlife and rockery style gardens. It has been through his work…

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A Contemporary Evergreen Garden

A Contemporary Evergreen Garden

Being able to enjoy your garden all year round is something the majority of us in the UK hope for. Unfortunately the amount of rain, wind and generally miserable weather makes this difficult. However when we received pictures of this beautiful contemporary evergreen garden from our valued customer Lucy’s Garden, it made us want to brave the elements in order to enjoy it! Lucy’s client has a stunning new home in Norfolk and wanted her to bring some class to…

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Small Garden Design Ideas

Small Garden Design Ideas

If you’ve only got a small one, showing it to people can be embarrassing. Mortifying, even. Especially if they look it up and down, offer a weak smile and say ‘Yeah, yeah it’s nice,’ then go home smirking. The question is: how can you impress with something so small? How do you stop people laughing at it? It’s true – impressing with a small garden (yes, garden) can be difficult. Especially when every gardening magazine assumes you have the space…

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Water Feature Ideas – Inspired by Nature

Water Feature Ideas – Inspired by Nature

In this part of our series on water features we draw inspiration from the natural world- ponds and waterfalls. Nature in all its beauty and power can form the most dramatic water features to the most tranquil and we try to draw inspiration from this in our many backyard creations. Here we take a look at natural water feature ideas. Ponds Ponds can be created to a size to exactly suit your space. Over the last Century over 70% of…

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Water Feature Ideas – Contemporary Style

Water Feature Ideas – Contemporary Style

In the final part of our water feature ideas series, we look at contemporary water features. These feature bring a modern twist to any garden design and the only limit is your imagination! Rain Curtains The Space Within Garden by Rae Wilkinson at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show features a stunning rain curtain, which can fit even in the tightest of spaces.  The use of Dove Grey Cobbles and Dove Grey Pebbles and the calming, cool colours add to the tranquility…

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Water Feature Ideas – Feature Stones

Water Feature Ideas – Feature Stones

Looking for water feature ideas for your garden? Creating your own backyard Zen needn’t be a massive undertaking and you don’t need a large space in which to implement a stunning water feature. Even the smallest of gardens can accommodate one and often it can actually make your garden look bigger! So if you want to sit and relax in your outdoor space, whilst listening to the soothing sound of water, read on for some inspiration. Slate Paddlestone Stacks These…

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Aura’s Contemporary Garden Transformation

Aura’s Contemporary Garden Transformation

Based in Clacton-on-Sea, Aura Garden Design create innovative and original gardens. They ensure their projects are practical and look spectacular! Aura’s contemporary garden transformation is a prime example of the fantastic projects they create. Aura sent us both pictures and a video of a modern garden transformation they undertook. This was because our Duck Egg Pebbles 30-50mm were used and it was a real treat to see the stunning results. Their brief was to create a contemporary, family friendly garden…

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