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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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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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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…

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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 RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Designed by Exterior Architecture it 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 10 trees in…

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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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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. Also John…

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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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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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Our Favourite Gardens from RHS Malvern

Our Favourite Gardens from RHS Malvern

Malvern Spring Festival ran last week and we went to check out what’s on. We spoke to designers, builders and visitors and found our favourite gardens at RHS Malvern. The Festival Theatre Stage The Festival Theatre Stage Designed by: Ruth Gwynn AssociatesBuilt by: Keyscape Design & ConstructionSponsored by: Great Little BreaksDecorative Aggreates supplied by Stone Warehouse Scottish Boulders 600-900mm, Scottish Boulders 300-600mm and Scottish Boulders 100-200mm. We were delighted to work with Ruth Gwynn Associates and Keyscape Design & Construction…

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