What to see at RHS Chelsea 2019

What to see at RHS Chelsea 2019

The gardens are being built and we’re getting our cameras ready for the Chelsea Flower Show. Here’s our list of what to see at RHS Chelsea 2019. The Montessori Centenary Children’s Garden Designed by: Jody LidgardBuilt by: Bespoke Outdoor SpacesKey sponsors: Montessori Centre International & City Asset Management Products donated: Duck Egg Pebbles 15-30, Duck Egg Pebbles 30-50, Duck Egg Cobbles 60-120, Nordic Shingle 8-12 The Montessori Centernary Children’s Garden celebrates 100 years of Montessori in the UK and commemorates…

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Mental Health Awareness Garden Wins Gold

Mental Health Awareness Garden Wins Gold

Jo Manfredi-Hamer’s Mental Health Garden awarded gold at the Harrogate Flower Show at the end of April. We were thrilled to be involved with this year’s Harrogate Flower Show by donating products to The Mental Health Garden by Jo Manfredi-Hamer. The garden was designed to raise awareness of mental health suffering and recovery, something designer Jo had helped support a loved one through in the past. Various elements in the garden were carefully selected to reflect the mental health journey….

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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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Harrogate Flower Show

Harrogate Flower Show

The Garden This month we’re thrilled to be working with Jo Manfredi Hamer, providing stone for her garden at the Harrogate Flower Show. The Mental Health Garden aims to reflect features of mental health suffering and recovery. It has been sponsored by various suppliers and is proudly supporting Leeds MIND. Our Products Stone Warehouse were asked to support the garden by supplying a range of pebbles and cobbles. These are to fill gabion baskets and flooring areas. Jo will be…

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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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Stone Warehouse on TV!

Stone Warehouse on TV!

TV companies regularly contact us looking to feature our stone which is always very exciting (and flattering)! Additionally, due to supplying our products into gardens at various flower shows over the summer, we have had coverage on the BBC. This has been on both Gardeners’ World and bespoke programmes the BBC have created dedicated to RHS Chelsea and RHS Chatsworth Flower Shows. Gardeners’ World Gardeners’ World Episode 10 features our Duck Egg Pebbles and Cotswold Chippings. This episode they discusses…

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Installing your gravel grid

Installing your gravel grid

Using a gravel grid under your gravel will help to keep it in place and is especially useful if your drive or garden is on a slope. You can buy the gravel grid from us as an addition to your order of gravel. Gravel grids are suitable for use on drives, paths, car parks or access roads, anywhere really that will be walked or driven on. Our driveway grid has been tested to withstand the weight of 428 tonnes per…

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Royal Norfolk Show Success!

Royal Norfolk Show Success!

We were thrilled to hear that a Royal Norfolk Show garden created by Lucy’s Garden Design won 3 awards! Featuring our stunning Duck Egg Cobbles, the garden attained The Gold Medal, The Visitors’ Vote and Best in Show! The theme for the show was ‘coastal and well being’. Therefore Lucy contacted Stone Warehouse and asked us to supply our popular Duck Egg Cobbles. This was because she felt their pastel colours perfectly represented our coast. As Lucy was drawing inspiration…

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