Browsed by
Tag: Gravel

RHS Tatton – Young Designer of The Year 2021

RHS Tatton – Young Designer of The Year 2021

The RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021 is going ahead as planned! We are very excited to be involved this year. The show runs from the 21st to the 25th of July and we are especially looking forward to the RHS Young Designer of the Year 2021 Competition as we are supporting two of the finalists. In its twelfth year, the competition gives ambitious garden designers under the age of 28 a chance to kick-start their careers. Each year the…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

This stunning wildlife garden was called the BBC Springwatch Garden. It featured 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. The 3 Gardens 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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2019

A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2019

We visited Tatton Park Flower show 2019 at which there were some 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 garden picked up a most deserving Gold medal. Utilising this season’s key colour trend with the placement…

Read More Read More

How To Lay A Gravel Driveway

How To Lay A Gravel Driveway

Using gravel on your drive is an attractive and cost effective solution. Additionally a gravel driveway helps reduce the risk of flooding as water can drain away freely unlike concrete or tarmac drives. Laying a gravel drive is relatively simple but can be hard work! However it is straight forward enough to be undertaken by even a fairly novice DIYer.We have put together a useful step by step guide to assist you through the process. Below are the steps this…

Read More Read More

Which gravel for your garden or driveway?

Which gravel for your garden or driveway?

How do you choose the best gravel for your drive or path? There are so many factors to think about including colour, texture and durability. This article should help to guide your decision to making the right choice for your landscaping project. Gravel can be a relatively low cost landscaping material for covering large areas, or for adding decorative finishing touches to outdoor spaces. It is also a useful material to prevent weeds within your garden project. There are a…

Read More Read More