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Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

Wonderful wildlife garden at Hampton Court

The stunning BBC Springwatch Garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2019 was designed by award winning garden designer Jo Thompson alongside wildlife writer Kate Bradbury. It was chock full of ideas on how people can make their gardens more wildlife friendly. Created as a feature garden for the show, it highlights the issue of the decline in the UK’s wildlife. There are 3 separate gardens depicted within it, all of which provide a haven for wildlife. The idea behind…

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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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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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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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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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Our Black Basalt on TV!

Our Black Basalt on TV!

Stone Warehouse products recently featured on an episode of George Clarke’s Old House New Home. This series follows George as he helps couples make their period homes fit for modern life. The Project Episode 2 featured Shrez and Tom who had been lovingly restoring their Victorian terraced home in South East London. However after a rogue trader took almost all their savings they enlisted George Clarke, one of the UK’s leading architects. George showed them how to make financially sound design ideas…

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