Simon Paul Gardens – Stylish Village Garden

Simon Paul Gardens – Stylish Village Garden

Located in a small village called Lower Upnor, this stylish low maintenance garden was created by our customer Simon Paul Gardens. They have used a stunning combination of Porcelain Paving and Decorative Aggregates to bring this garden to life. As members of the RHS, Simon Paul Gardens take great pride in creating and maintaining beautiful outdoor spaces. Located on St Mary’s Island, they are an independent family business that provide landscaping, garden design and a wide range of garden care…

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Petrina’s Garden Pond

Petrina’s Garden Pond

Lockdown 2020 has led to a lot of things, unexpected garden renovation being amongst them! So that is exactly how our customer’s Petrina & Nigel found themselves with a stunning new garden pond. In their own words, they talk us through how their fantastic garden, including brand new pond came to be! The Back Story On the 23rd March 2020 our plans to have a year of travelling were put on hold. Unfortunately lock-down happened less than a week before…

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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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Flourishing Gardens – A Beautiful Beach Themed Garden

Flourishing Gardens – A Beautiful Beach Themed Garden

What better way to enjoy the beach all year round than have your own beautiful beach themed garden! As a Brighton based company, our customer Flourishing Gardens have a lot to inspire them. Therefore it is no surprise that they are experts in beach themed landscape design, construction and maintenance. The Brief This particular beach themed garden is located on the cliff tops in Rottingdean, just outside of Brighton. It was created for clients who are NHS workers and required…

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6 Ways to Enjoy your Garden This Autumn

6 Ways to Enjoy your Garden This Autumn

Autumn might be on its way but don’t let that put you off getting out into the garden. This blog aims to provide you with 6 ways to enjoy your garden this Autumn. The autumnal weather offers up lots of crisp, sunny days so is the perfect time to clean-up your outdoor space and prepare it for the winter months ahead. It’s also a great time to take advantage of the sunlight that’s still around and encourage young family members…

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Yew Gardens – A Beautiful Split Level Garden

Yew Gardens – A Beautiful Split Level Garden

Our Customer Yew Gardens who are based in Wales, specialise in garden design and construction. They completed this beautiful split level garden for their client whose outside area included a steep slope. The Design Their client approached them through Instagram, having seen inspirational pictures of their previous work. As they were unsure how they could improve their outside space, they needed some professional help. This was largely due to the fact their garden had a steep slope leading away from…

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Slate Seating Area For Community Garden

Slate Seating Area For Community Garden

Our Blue Slate 20mm was used to create a slate seating area for a community garden. Members of the Dahlia Gardening Club use the Garden. They are a newly formed charity gardening club of over 60’s, living in Sheltered Accommodation blocks in Southampton. They wanted to create a slate seating area to improve their communal garden so residents can sit comfortably there. In warmer weather the area will also hold community and social events. The Project Julie from Dahlia Gardening…

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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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