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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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Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

The stunning BBC Springwatch Garden 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. 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 of which provide a haven for wildlife. The idea behind…

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Inspiration from Chatsworth Flower Show

Inspiration from Chatsworth Flower Show

We are very fortunate to have the Chatsworth Flower Show right on our doorstep and have enjoyed visiting it since it started 3 years ago. This year we were very impressed with the show gardens and delighted to see most of them using aggregates within the design. Our blog guides 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 Wedgwood Garden. It…

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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 this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It was designed by Exterior Architecture and 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…

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The Gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show

The Gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show

Set against the stunning back drop of the Hampton Court Palace and its gardens, the flower show is one of the best-loved horticultural events in the UK. We were lucky enough to visit the show this year and see the abundance of inspirational show gardens, most of which featured 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 alongside wildlife writer Kate Bradbury. The…

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A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

The show at Tatton is in full swing and we were able to enjoy a visit to see the gardens on display at the show. There are some really 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…

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Inspiration from the Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth

Inspiration from the Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth

Looking for ideas and inspiration for your garden? We went to take a look at the Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth to get some gardening tips. This garden not only won a Gold Medal but also received ‘Best In Show’ ‘Best Construction’ and ‘People’s Choice Award’. It is the only garden in RHS history to receive all these medals! The Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth is inspired by the work that John Wedgwood did in botany and horticulture. John Wedgwood…

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The Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show

The Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show

We were thrilled to supply products to the Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show. Ruth Gwynn Associates and Keyscapes Design & Construction built and designed the stage. It was sponsored by Great Little Breaks. We went to speak to the team about the challenges and successes of their build at RHS Malvern. Festival Theatre hosted gardening experts RHS Malvern is one of the largest flowers shows that take place over the spring and summer season. This year it featured…

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The Defiance Garden at RHS Malvern

The Defiance Garden at RHS Malvern

We’re pleased to be able to share a great customer feature with you on the Defiance Garden at RHS Malvern. The Defiance Garden was designed by Sara Edwards founder of No.30 Design Studio and won a Gold Medal and Best Green Living Spaces award.   The Defiance Garden Designed by: Sara Edwards, No. 30 Design StudiosBuilt By: Design It Landscapes Sponsored by: The Pot Company, Palms Exotics, Photowall Interior Murals What are the Green Living Spaces? The Green Living Spaces…

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