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Plum Slate Ideas For Your Garden

Monday 01 August 2022 18:55

There are many different decorative aggregates to choose from when deciding your garden design and ideas.If you're looking for something that's really easy to look after, maintain, and can be used in many different areas, the...

Choosing the Best Gravel For Your Driveway

Friday 24 June 2022 16:15

Choosing the best gravel for your driveway is an important decision and will help you create the result you want - both visually and practically. There are a few distinct factors to consider including gravel type, size, colou...

Our Charitable Donation Helps Bring Peace to Scunthorpe: The Baby Rainbow Memorial Garden

Friday 01 April 2022 12:15

At the beginning of 2022 we were contacted by a charity called The Baby Rainbow Memorial Gardens and asked if we would like to help in the development of a commemorative communal space in Scunthorpe’s Central Park. When...

Justine’s Japanese Garden

Tuesday 22 March 2022 11:10

Japanese gardens are tranquil spaces and for centuries have been created to replicate natural landscapes.After being inspired by the beautiful outdoor architecture of Japan following her trips to the country, Justine transf...

Types Of Garden Stones - Choosing Your Ideal Aggregate

Friday 18 March 2022 14:55

When choosing aggregates to feature in your garden design, there is a lot to consider. What size or aggregate colour should you choose? Should you choose slate chippings or gravel? Where can different garden stones be used?...

Tim’s Hidden Garden Gem

Tuesday 01 February 2022 11:15

Tim's VisionWhen Tim first moved into his home, he fell in love with its character and potential. Built in the 1850’s, the Victorian home was full of appealing quirks including a garden set on two levels - a paved ...

How To Build A Beautiful Stone Garden Pond In 8 Simple Steps

Friday 15 October 2021 20:10

Every second we spend in our gardens should be special and bring joy, and water is one of those magical properties that enhances any outdoor space with beauty, calmness and peace.There are so many ways water can be introduc...

How To Create A Low Maintenance Stone Garden Border

Monday 27 September 2021 18:30

Whether it’s your first garden or the garden you’ve always imagined for your retirement, you will want to spend time enjoying your garden rather than maintaining it. And let’s be honest, weeding is one of th...

The Ultimate Guide To Slate Chippings

Thursday 19 August 2021 19:05

Slate chippings are hugely versatile and the ideal material for everything from paths, borders right through to water feature edging and stunning rockeries.Slate has never been more popular, so here at Decorative Aggregates...

How To Lay Slate Chippings

Monday 16 August 2021 13:20

Whether you’re a new or experienced gardener, slate chippings are incredibly easy to lay – all you need is some planning, preparation and the right colour and size to match your garden vision.With a range of stu...

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