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Labyrinth Garden

Labyrinth Garden

A labyrinth is not a maze or a puzzle to be solved but a path of meaning to be experienced… Naturally we were very intrigued when our customer Rev Ian Robinson told us he has used our aggregates to create a labyrinth garden. Our minds immediately went to the 1986 film starring David Bowie with ‘interesting’ hair! However, for over 3000 years labyrinths were used by many different cultures and religions. They are found, for example on Greek pots and…

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Georgia Lindsay Garden Design – The Sculpture Garden

Georgia Lindsay Garden Design – The Sculpture Garden

It’s not everyday you get to design a garden for celebrities. However when Georgia Lindsay found she had comedian/presenter and super stylish fashion model clients, she knew she was going to have a garden brimming with personality. And just like that The Sculpture Garden was born. Joel Dommett and Hannah Cooper had requested a chilled vibe within their outside space and we certainly think Georgia delivered. We interviewed Georgia to find out more about this incredible project. What was the…

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Lost Habitat® – Wildlife Pond

Lost Habitat® – Wildlife Pond

As their name suggests, Lost Habitat® specialise in restoring, conserving and maintaining natural habitats. Developing a stunning wildlife pond is just one of the range of services they offer. All their services are designed to enhance ecosystems and protect biodiversity. Located in Devon, Lost Habitat® value working with nature to encourage wildlife into their clients outside spaces. The Brief As the garden was overlooking an estuary, a pond was required that would encourage wildlife into the garden. As well as…

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Yorkshire Aquascapes – Medium Pondless Waterfall & Gravel Garden

Yorkshire Aquascapes – Medium Pondless Waterfall & Gravel Garden

Yorkshire Aquascapes spent 3 days transforming a blank area of lawn into a beautiful 5m long Medium Pondless waterfall with stunning gravel garden. The Design This Medium Pondless waterfall project was inspired by nature. Natural streams, brooks and waterfalls are mimicked using rockery, pebbles and planting. The idea of a gravel garden appealed to the customer as they wanted a low-maintenance space with high impact. Luckily for Yorkshire Aquascapes the clients trusted them 100%. This meant they were given complete…

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Reuben’s Landscapes – Club Tropicana

Reuben’s Landscapes – Club Tropicana

Club Tropicana is a bold and beautiful low maintenance garden. Our customer Reuben’s Landscape Design Ltd, created it in just 12 weeks. Reubens Landscapes are a family run business who have earned a reputation for being dependable, efficient and professional. They offer a range of landscaping services in and around the Suffolk area. The Design The previous garden was mainly grass with a few patio slabs and pebbles edging the lawn so the clients wanted a complete revamp. The brief therefore…

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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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A Contemporary City Garden

A Contemporary City Garden

Joanna Brinkman, of Pots of Style and William Scholey of Scholey Garden Design form the perfect partnership. Their recent collaboration produced this stunning contemporary city garden that features our Black Limestone Chippings 10mm. Working in Northamptonshire and London, they beat a record number of applicants to compete in the popular Long Border competition at The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. Their shared passion for horticulture and expertise in planting within rural and urban gardens, won them a Silver Gilt medal for…

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Smart Landscape Design – An Urban Retreat

Smart Landscape Design – An Urban Retreat

This award-winning garden is the perfect urban retreat. It was designed and built by our Bristol-based customers, Smart Landscape Design. As specialists in creating gardens that are detailed, personal, imaginative and rewarding, they certainly deserved their two BALI Awards; Principal award for best in category (Domestic Garden Construction £60-100k) along with the award for Best Newcomer to BALI. This award-winning back garden was the first part of a large project that also encompassed two further spaces. These include the front driveway…

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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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Petrina’s Garden Pond

Petrina’s Garden Pond

Lockdown 2020 has led to a lot of things, unexpected garden renovation being amongst them! So that is exactly how our customer’s Petrina & Nigel found themselves with a stunning new garden pond. In their own words, they talk us through how their fantastic garden, including brand new pond came to be! The Back Story On the 23rd March 2020 our plans to have a year of travelling were put on hold. Unfortunately lock-down happened less than a week before…

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