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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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The Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show

The Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show

We were thrilled to supply products to the Festival Theatre at RHS Malvern Flower Show. Ruth Gwynn Associates and Keyscapes Design & Construction built and designed the stage. It was sponsored by Great Little Breaks. We went to speak to the team about the challenges and successes of their build at RHS Malvern. Festival Theatre hosted gardening experts RHS Malvern is one of the largest flowers shows that take place over the spring and summer season. This year it featured…

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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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Harrogate Flower Show

Harrogate Flower Show

The Garden This month we’re thrilled to be working with Jo Manfredi Hamer, providing stone for her garden at the Harrogate Flower Show. The Mental Health Garden aims to reflect features of mental health suffering and recovery. It has been sponsored by various suppliers and is proudly supporting Leeds MIND. Our Products Stone Warehouse were asked to support the garden by supplying a range of pebbles and cobbles. These are to fill gabion baskets and flooring areas. Jo will be…

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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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Stone Warehouse on TV!

Stone Warehouse on TV!

TV companies regularly contact us looking to feature our stone which is always very exciting (and flattering)! Additionally, due to supplying our products into gardens at various flower shows over the summer, we have had coverage on the BBC. This has been on both Gardeners’ World and bespoke programmes the BBC have created dedicated to RHS Chelsea and RHS Chatsworth Flower Shows. Gardeners’ World Gardeners’ World Episode 10 features our Duck Egg Pebbles and Cotswold Chippings. This episode they discusses…

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