How To Video and Product Guides

How To Video and Product Guides


Our how to videos & product guides have been created to help make transforming your outdoor space as stress free as possible. Each video comes with a handy downloadable ‘How To’ guide. If you have any further questions or need any advice, please call our friendly sales team on 01629 636 212.

How to Lay Gravel

Gravel offers an attractive, low maintenance option for your garden or landscaping scheme. We offer a huge range of gravels in numerous colours and sizes so you are sure to find something to suit any landscape design. Laying your gravel correctly the first time around will ensure you get the most out of your products. Therefore we have created this handy ‘how to’ video that will guide you through the process.

Download: How To Lay Gravel PDF

How To Use Weed Membrane

Using a weed membrane underneath your gravel or stone, not only helps prevent weeds but also helps to keep your stone looking cleaner for longer. Our useful ‘how to’ video gives you advice on both choosing the type of membrane most suited to your garden project and also offers advice on how to use a weed membrane.

Download: How To Use Your Weed Membrane PDF

How To Create Gabion Baskets

Gabion baskets are a popular landscaping feature that are often filled with decorative stone. They can be used within a garden to create unique walls, decorative feature or seating areas. We have created this helpful  ‘how to’ video to advise you on how to put your gabion basket together, along with suggestions on how to fill it.

Download: How To Create A Gabion Basket PDF

How To Install Gravel Grid

Using a gravel grid is something we would especially recommend if your area is on a slope. This is because it can be used to stop your stone from migrating to areas it wasn’t intended for. They are also commonly known as plastic driveway grids, gravel stabilisers, gravel driveway grids or gravel mats. As well as using it on a sloped area, these gravel grids are ideal for drives, paths and other areas that receive foot or vehicular traffic. Our handy ‘how to’ video offers advice on installing your gravel grid.

Download: How To Install Gravel Grid PDF

How To Clean Your Stone

There are numerous ways in which decorative aggregates can become discolored. Often it is due to damp weather conditions or being walked over with muddy shoes. Therefore there are various ways in which you can clean your aggregates dependent on the type of stone you have and how much effort you want to put into cleaning it. Watch our helpful ‘how to’ video for suggestions on how to maintain the attractiveness of your garden stones.

Download: How To Clean Your Stone PDF

Our second videos on cleaning garden stones looks at un-greening gravel. These methods are more suited to cleaning larger areas of gravel that have become discoloured. This normally happens over winter in areas which get wetter.

How To Choose & Make A Water Feature

Water features can add life and movement to your garden or create a focal point. Installing one doesn’t’ have to be complicated or take up a lot of time. They can be a simple yet effective way to bring a soothing and calming effect to your garden. You can also find water features to fit any size outside space. Watch our helpful ‘how to’ video for suggestions on which water feature might be the best for your space along with tips on installing it.

Download: How To Choose & Make A Water Feature PDF

How To Design A Small Garden

If your garden is limited on space, it can be tricky to decide what to do with it. You normally can’t include everything you would like, so have to compromise on the overall look. Therefore we have created this helpful ‘how to’ video to give you suggestions on elements you can include, which won’t break the bank and will make the most of your small space.

Download: How To Design A Small Garden PDF

Best Gravel For Your Drive

We know that choosing the right stone for your drive can be a daunting task. With so many colours and sizes of on offer it can be difficult to know what type of driveway gravel will be best. Therefore we have created this useful ‘how to’ video to help guide your decision on choosing the best gravel for your drive.

How To Use Slate In Your Garden

The versatility of Slate is the best thing about this product. It is a low maintenance hard landscaping material, available in a variety of colours, products and styles. These include chippings, paddlestones, mini mulch and rockery stone. This handy ‘how to’ video gives you advice on how to use Slate products in your garden to complement one another.

Download: How To Use Slate In Your Garden PDF

How To Design A Modern Garden

Convenience is at the heart of any modern garden design. Colours and textures can be chosen to blend seamlessly within the design, however there are a lot of options around what you may want to include. Therefore our useful ‘how to’ video will guide you through everything you should consider for your modern garden design.

Download: How To Design A Modern Garden PDF

How To Lay A Patio

Our useful ‘how to’ video on laying a patio provides you with lots of hints and tips on successfully installing a patio. In our video we follow a couple of landscape gardeners who specialise in patio installation and learnt about the various requirements for paving your way to a new garden.

Download: How To Lay A Patio PDF

How To Make And Maintain A Gravel Garden

Our video guides you through everything you need to consider when creating a gravel garden, in order to keep it as low maintenance as possible. Filled with hints and tips on what to consider before you get started, along with some maintenance advice. We hope our helpful ‘how to’ video will ensure your gravel garden installation goes as smoothly as possible.

Download: How To Make And Maintain A Gravel Garden PDF

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