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Going for Gold

Going for Gold

If you are looking to transform your garden with our products and want to take inspiration from a Gold Medal winning show garden then read on! This summer has seen many of our products used in gardens that have received gold at the UK’s top Flower Shows. Our blog will guide you through how these gardens used decorative aggregates to fantastic effect! Harrogate Flower Show Harrogate Flower show ran from the 25th to 28th April and we provided our Ebony…

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The Manchester Garden

The Manchester Garden

We take a look at The Manchester Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. It was designed by Exterior Architecture and honours the great city’s past, present and future. As Manchester was at the heart of the industrial revolution it developed very quickly which left very little green space. The garden was created to illustrate their desire to be at the forefront of urban planting and celebrates the ethos of green spaces such as Angel Meadows. There were 10 trees…

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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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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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Which gravel for your garden or driveway?

Which gravel for your garden or driveway?

How do you choose the best gravel for your garden when you’re creating a driveway, path or border? There are many factors to think about including colour, texture and durability. This article should help to guide your decision to making the right choice for your landscaping project. Gravel can be a relatively low cost landscaping material for covering large areas, or for adding decorative finishing touches to outdoor areas. There are a few key questions to ask yourself when choosing…

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A checklist for welcoming wildlife into your garden

A checklist for welcoming wildlife into your garden

The weather may be chilly but there’s still reason to pull on your gardening gloves and get landscaping this Spring! Look at this useful checklist with hints and tips from the telegraph and the RHS to encouraging wildlife into your garden. See how many you can tick off! Information from  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/3344407/25-ways-to-get-wildlife-into-your-garden.html https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/wildlife/encourage-wildlife-to-your-garden https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/wildlife-garden/wildlife/encourage-wildlife-to-your-garden

Welcome to the Stone Warehouse blog!

Welcome to the Stone Warehouse blog!

Welcome to the Stone Warehouse blog! We have started this blog to take the opportunity to talk to our customers and share our top tips; with landscaping and gardening articles, how to guides, news and reviews. We will be updating our blog on a regular basis to keep you in the loop with all of the new things happening at Stone Warehouse as the year progresses. We have plenty to say, so check back regularly for more content!  In the…

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