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City Escapes Garden wins three awards at Royal Norfolk Show

City Escapes Garden wins three awards at Royal Norfolk Show

In June this year we supported Lucy Belsey in her City Escapes garden at the Royal Norfolk Show. We were pleased to donate Silver Grey Pebbles and Cobbles to the project which was awarded an incredible Gold Medal, Best in Show and the Visitor Vote. We love hearing about the process that landscape designers go through to create such beautiful spaces so we asked Lucy some questions about her City Escapes garden. What were the key elements of the City…

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The Gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show

The Gardens at Hampton Court Flower Show

Set against the stunning back drop of the Hampton Court Palace and its gardens, the flower show is one of the best-loved horticultural events in the UK. We were lucky enough to visit the show this year and see the abundance of inspirational show gardens, most of which featured decorative stone. BBC Springwatch Garden We donated our Cotswold Chippings into the BBC Springwatch Garden which was designed as a feature garden by Jo Thompson alongside wildlife writer Kate Bradbury. The…

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A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

A Look at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

The show at Tatton is in full swing and we were able to enjoy a visit to see the gardens on display at the show. There are some really 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…

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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. John Wedgwood…

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The Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show

The Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show

We were thrilled to supply products to the Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show. Ruth Gwynn Associates and Keyscapes Design & Construction built and designed the stage. It was sponsored by Great Little Breaks. We went to speak to the team about the challenges and successes of their build at RHS Malvern. Festival Theatre hosted gardening experts RHS Malvern is one of the largest flowers shows that take place over the spring and summer season. This year it featured…

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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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Top 5 Garden Ideas From Harrogate Flower Show

Top 5 Garden Ideas From Harrogate Flower Show

The Harrogate Flower Show has kicked off the planting season in Yorkshire. We visited the show to explore the latest trends and find top tips about re-creating the look in your outdoor space. Here are our top 5 favourite garden ideas from Harrogate. Top 5 Garden Ideas from Harrogate Flower Show Number 1: Gabion Baskets The Gabion Baskets used on The Mental Health Awareness Garden acted as a great focal point. They contained Ebony Black Cobbles and Cotswold Cobbles to…

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Joe’s Waterfall

Joe’s Waterfall

We have hundreds of orders going out each day but rarely get to see where our products end up. Therefore receiving pictures from our customers showing their finished garden project always puts a smile on our faces! Our customer Joe from Cheshire originally contacted us as he wanted to know if he could visit our yard to have a look at the stone. This was because him and his wife wanted to create a waterfall and pond but were unsure…

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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 start getting 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, perhaps you want to make the most of…

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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 drive helps reduce the risk of flooding as water can drain away freely unlike concrete or tarmac drives. Creating your gravel drive is relatively simple but can be hard work! We have put together a useful step by step guide to assist you through the process. Step 1 – Remove the existing base. This is probably the hardest part of the process as potentially involves…

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