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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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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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Create a Gabion Basket

Create a Gabion Basket

Gabion Use Gabion baskets can be used within your garden to create a unique and tailored look in the form of a wall or seating area. Recently we have noticed these baskets are becoming a popular landscaping feature. Therefore at Stone Warehouse we supply a range of gabion baskets in different sizes. This ranges from a small 27cm cube which is ideal for smaller spaces to our largest 75cm cube which can be used for seating or creating a retaining wall in bigger…

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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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RAF Community Garden

RAF Community Garden

The Phoenix Garden The Royal Airforce Cosford Chaplaincy recently created a garden of reflection called the Phoenix Garden designed for use by all Service personnel, their families and Veterans living in the Shropshire area. The project The garden was funded entirely by charitable donations and created as a joint venture between trainees at the station and inmates of HMP Kirklevington Grange. For the centerpiece of this garden, Stone Warehouse were asked to supply their Blue Slate rockery to create two…

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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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