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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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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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RHS Chatsworth The Show Garden Diaries: Judging Day

RHS Chatsworth The Show Garden Diaries: Judging Day

Earlier this month we were at RHS Chatsworth to experience first-hand what it’s like to be part of an award winning show garden. We’ve put together the RHS Chatsworth Show Garden Diaries to help you explore what goes on behind the scenes. In this entry we’re talking about the Judging Day, which holds anticipation for build teams, sponsors and visitors alike. Beginning With The Brief Show gardens aren’t just judged on how they appear when they’re finished. In addition to…

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Inspiration from the Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth

Inspiration from the Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth

Looking for ideas and inspiration for your garden? We went to take a look at the Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth to get some gardening tips. This garden not only won a Gold Medal but also received ‘Best In Show’ ‘Best Construction’ and ‘People’s Choice Award’. It is the only garden in RHS history to receive all these medals! The Wedgwood Garden at RHS Chatsworth is inspired by the work that John Wedgwood did in botany and horticulture. John Wedgwood…

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Stone Warehouse supports Montessori Children’s Garden at Chelsea

Stone Warehouse supports Montessori Children’s Garden at Chelsea

The Montessori Children’s Garden won a gold medal at this years’ Chelsea Flower Show. Jody Litgard from Bespoke Outdoor Spaces designed the garden and approached us to donate hard landscaping products to the project. We’d previously featured his garden in our ‘What To See at RHS Chelsea‘ blog and it was definitely a favourite! Montessori St Nicholas Garden The garden celebrates the work Montessori  Centre International do in supporting early year’s education. This year commemorates 100 years of Montessori in the…

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The Defiance Garden at RHS Malvern

The Defiance Garden at RHS Malvern

We’re pleased to be able to share a great customer feature with you on the Defiance Garden at RHS Malvern. The Defiance Garden was designed by Sara Edwards founder of No.30 Design Studio and won a Gold Medal and Best Green Living Spaces award.   The Defiance Garden Designed by: Sara Edwards, No. 30 Design StudiosBuilt By: Design It Landscapes Sponsored by: The Pot Company, Palms Exotics, Photowall Interior Murals What are the Green Living Spaces? The Green Living Spaces…

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Our Favourite Gardens from RHS Malvern

Our Favourite Gardens from RHS Malvern

Malvern Spring Festival ran last week and we went to check out what’s on. We spoke to designers, builders and visitors and found our favourite gardens at RHS Malvern. The Festival Theatre Stage The Festival Theatre Stage Designed by: Ruth Gwynn AssociatesBuilt by: Keyscape Design & ConstructionSponsored by: Great Little BreaksProducts supplied by Stone Warehouse: Leisure Sand; Feature Boulders; Scottish Boulders 600-900mm, Scottish Boulders 300-600mm and Scottish Boulders 100-200mm. We were delighted to work with Ruth Gwynn Associates and Keyscape…

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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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