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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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RHS Chatsworth The Show Garden Diaries: Judging Day

RHS Chatsworth The Show Garden Diaries: Judging Day

We were at Chatsworth Flower Show 2019 on judging day and have experienced what it’s like to be part of an award winning show garden. We’ve put together the RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries to help you explore what goes on behind the scenes. In this entry we’re talking about the Chatsworth Judging Day, which holds anticipation for build teams, sponsors and visitors alike. Beginning With The Brief Show gardens aren’t just judged on how they appear when they’re finished….

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RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries: The Build

RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries: The Build

This year we had the opportunity to experience what it’s like to build a show garden at one of the UK’s most prestigious flower shows. The Wedgwood Garden build was designed by Jamie Butterworth and built by Keyscape Design and Construction. We’ve put the RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries together so you can see what goes on behind the scenes at a build. How Do You Build A Garden? More specifically how do you go about building a show garden…

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RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries: The Design

RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries: The Design

We’ve been really lucky to see behind the scenes at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2019 as we supported the Wedgwood Garden designed by Jamie Butterworth. In the RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries you can see how a show garden is created. We take you through the journey from initial design to judging day. This post is part 1 of our RHS Chatsworth Diaries and it’s all about designing the Wedgwood show garden. Where The Design Starts Jamie Butterworth first…

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Stone Warehouse supports Montessori Children’s Garden at Chelsea

Stone Warehouse supports Montessori Children’s Garden at Chelsea

The Montessori Children’s Garden won a gold medal at this years’ Chelsea Flower Show. Jody Litgard from Bespoke Outdoor Spaces designed the garden and approached us to donate hard landscaping products to the project. We’d previously featured his garden in our ‘What To See at RHS Chelsea‘ blog and it was definitely a favourite! Montessori St Nicholas Garden The garden celebrates the work Montessori  Centre International do in supporting early year’s education. Also this year commemorates 100 years of Montessori in…

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Mental Health Awareness Garden Wins Gold

Mental Health Awareness Garden Wins Gold

Jo Manfredi-Hamer’s Mental Health Garden awarded gold at the Harrogate Flower Show at the end of April. We were thrilled to be involved with this year’s Harrogate Flower Show as we donated decorative aggregates to The Mental Health Garden designed by Jo Manfredi-Hamer. The garden was designed to raise awareness of mental health suffering and recovery, something designer Jo had helped support a loved one through in the past. Various elements in the garden were carefully selected to reflect the…

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Harrogate Flower Show

Harrogate Flower Show

The Garden This month we’re thrilled to be working with Jo Manfredi Hamer, providing stone for her garden at the Harrogate Flower Show. The Mental Health Garden aims to reflect features of mental health suffering and recovery. It has been sponsored by various suppliers and is proudly supporting Leeds MIND. Our Products Stone Warehouse were asked to support the garden by supplying a range of pebbles and cobbles. These are to fill gabion baskets and flooring areas. Jo will be…

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Stone Warehouse on TV!

Stone Warehouse on TV!

We do love to see Stone Warehouse on TV and television companies do often contact us looking to feature our stone which is always very exciting (and flattering)! Due to the large range of products we supply, we normally have something to fit their requirements! ITV’s Love Your Garden We are the preferred supplier to ITV’s Love Your Garden and our most recent television appearance was on this show. The episode that aired on Tuesday 10th March 2020 featured our…

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Royal Norfolk Show Success!

Royal Norfolk Show Success!

We were thrilled to hear that a Royal Norfolk Show garden created by Lucy’s Garden Design won 3 awards! Her Relaxing Coastal Shores garden featured our stunning Duck Egg Cobbles and the garden attained The Gold Medal, The Visitors’ Vote and Best in Show! The theme for the show was ‘coastal and well being’. Therefore Lucy contacted Stone Warehouse and asked us to supply our popular Duck Egg Cobbles. This was because she felt their pastel colours perfectly represented our…

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RAF Community Garden

RAF Community Garden

The Phoenix Garden We donated our Blue Slate Rockery and some paving to a community garden called the Phoenix Garden. Designed as a garden of reflection, it was created by The Royal Airforce Cosford Chaplaincy. Therefore all service personnel, their families and Veterans living in the Shropshire area were invited to enjoy the garden. 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…

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