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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 19:30

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 20:05

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...

How To Clean & Maintain Decorative Garden Stones

Tuesday 06 July 2021 20:10

Decorative aggregates and garden stones are versatile and easy to use in any outdoor space and can help create beautiful, low maintenance features for landscaping, gravel patios, pathways and water features.The maintenanc...

The Ultimate Guide To Cobbles And Garden Pebbles

Tuesday 22 June 2021 13:45

If you’re looking to transform your garden, cobbles and garden pebbles are an extremely versatile and beautiful addition guaranteed to add texture, colour and visual impact to any design.Cobbles and garden pebbles wil...

The Ultimate Guide to Gravel

Tuesday 15 June 2021 14:40

Gravel reduces garden upkeep, plus it’s economical and easy to work with. It instantly transforms a garden, drive, path or pond, making it a hugely popular aggregate.Whether your ground is flat, sloping or uneven, wit...

Simple Guide To Laying A Gravel Garden Patio

Friday 14 May 2021 14:15

There’s nothing quite like spending time with friends and family on a warm summer’s day on your own patio - the perfect spot to entertain or dine out or simply retreat to after a busy day at work.Whilst traditio...

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