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Malcolm’s Rockery Garden

Malcolm’s Rockery Garden

Whilst sitting drinking his mug of tea one morning, our customer Malcolm was looking out over his pretty much non-existent lawn. Over the past two summers his grass had been eaten by leather jackets (daddy long legs larvae) and he knew something had to be done. Suddenly Malcolm had a vision. He pictured a beautiful rockery garden made up from a series of small rockeries featuring a variety of plants. He also imagined winding gravel paths weaving through the garden…

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Brian’s Low Maintenance Front Garden

Brian’s Low Maintenance Front Garden

With time on his hands due to lockdown, our customer Brian decided to add a touch of the Mediterranean to his low maintenance front garden. The Inspiration & Design Due to the garden at the front of the house being so small, it was difficult to maintain a grassed area. Therefore, previously he had installed a maintenance free artificial lawn. However he wanted a different feel to his garden and drew on inspiration from his holiday home in Spain. Hot…

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Yorkshire Aquascapes – Pondless Waterfall

Yorkshire Aquascapes – Pondless Waterfall

This project proves you don’t need a large area to host a stunning Pondless Waterfall Feature. Our customers Yorkshire Aquascapes can work in any space and specialise in creating beautiful nature inspired water features and ponds. Each design is bespoke and replicates natural ecosystems and processes. Their mission is to help clients spend more time outdoors enjoying nature. The Design The clients wanted to appreciate the sound of flowing water in their back garden and required a water feature with…

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A Contemporary City Garden

A Contemporary City Garden

Joanna Brinkman, of Pots of Style and William Scholey of Scholey Garden Design form the perfect partnership. Their recent collaboration produced this stunning contemporary city garden that features our Black Limestone Chippings 10mm. Working in Northamptonshire and London, they beat a record number of applicants to compete in the popular Long Border competition at The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. Their shared passion for horticulture and expertise in planting within rural and urban gardens, won them a Silver Gilt medal for…

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Smart Landscape Design – An Urban Retreat

Smart Landscape Design – An Urban Retreat

This award-winning garden is the perfect urban retreat. It was designed and built by our Bristol-based customers, Smart Landscape Design. As specialists in creating gardens that are detailed, personal, imaginative and rewarding, they certainly deserved their two BALI Awards; Principal award for best in category (Domestic Garden Construction £60-100k) along with the award for Best Newcomer to BALI. This award-winning back garden was the first part of a large project that also encompassed two further spaces. These include the front driveway…

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James Dobson – Modern Garden Transformation

James Dobson – Modern Garden Transformation

Bringing the ‘inside’ outside is a common theme in modern garden design. This has never been more evident than in 2020. With travel restricted, the need for a comfortable and social outside space has become very important. Our customer, Gardens by James Dobson provided just this, in the form of a complete garden transformation for their clients. Based in Worcester, Gardens by James Dobson provide a tailored service to their clients, ensuring that each garden is personal to them. The…

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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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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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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. Using slate in your garden ensures you have a wide variety of complementary products on offer. This decorative aggregate comes in a wide range of slate stone products 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 decorative aggregates. We offer slate products in 5 stunning colour…

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