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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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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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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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Get your garden ready for summer!

Get your garden ready for summer!

The long cold days of winter are behind us (yay!). Therefore it’s time to get your garden ready for summer, but where to start? Check out our top tips below for summer garden ideas and help on rejuvenating your outdoor space! #1 Start planning Do you want to create a relaxing space for entertainment or a budget friendly plot? Or do you have a large garden that you want to transform, alternatively perhaps you want to make the most of…

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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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