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Gravel for Gravel Gardens

By Cathryn Robson on 28/01/16 in: For The Garden

There are many surfaces to choose from for your garden area – natural stone paving, imprinted concrete, granite sets, bricks, decking or lawn.  Gravelcan be one of the more favourable options. The advantage is it can be planted, it provides a perfect environment for drought-tolerant plants, and is a great…

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Using weed membrane – ground control fabric

By Cathryn Robson on 04/01/16 in: For The Garden

Weed Membrane for Weed Prevention. Here at Stones4Homes we recommend that weed membrane is used when bark mulching or using decorative stones or gravel to leave you with the perfect low maintenance garden. Weed control fabric is used for suppressing weed growth in landscaping and gardening projects, for example, under decorative layers such…

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Why bark mulch?

By Cathryn Robson on 06/11/15 in: For The Garden

Now just take a look at the before and after photos of my strawberry and raspberry patch.  It did get quite overgrown and it outfaced me this year, but one day in October I decided to take the bull by the horns and sort it out ready for next year….

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Pretty in Pink!

By Cathryn Robson on 04/08/15 in: For The Garden

14mm Cheshire Pink Gravel is one of our most popular decorative gravels. It has soft hues of pink, purple and cream which can add colour into any planting scheme without being over powering. If you are unsure of which gravel or chipping you like then order a sample and receive it…

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Pathway to Success

By Cathryn Robson on 24/03/15 in: For The Garden

A Woodland Walkway? Choose our Activity Chip, great for children’s play areas and just as serviceable for woodland walkways, giving a bright back to nature look for your garden. A Gravel Pathway? With a choice of over 20 gravels and chippings we are sure to have a size, shape and…

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Bark Chippings help your plants get through Winter

By Cathryn Robson on 16/10/14 in: For The Garden

All gardeners understand the benefits of a good mulch during the summer months. Not only does mulching suppress weeds and trap valuable moisture in the soil, preventing it from evaporating in the harsh summer sun, but it can also enhance your flower beds if you choose the right mulch. Bark…

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Why decorative pebbles are the on-trend addition

By Cathryn Robson on 04/10/14 in: For The Garden

Gardening has never been more popular, and it is not just the elderly who enjoy this outdoor pursuit either. Thanks to the influx of gardening programmes on the television and radio, along with the popularity of growing your own fruit and vegetables, gardening is on the increase. Because of this,…

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Why decorative aggregates and play bark chippings are great for gardens used by children

By redguerrilla on 23/05/14 in: For The Garden

Decorative aggregates are increasingly popular with parents that want a beautiful garden even though it is overrun with kids! Read on to find out why. When it comes to having a garden that you can be proud of, you’d be surprised how difficult it is to keep a garden tidy…

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Why every landscape gardener has bark chippings in their arsenal!

By Cathryn Robson on 09/05/14 in: For The Garden

Ask any successful landscape gardener and they will tell you that they always have a good supply of bark chippings. Read on to find out why they are so popular. When it comes to landscape gardening, anybody involved in this busy industry knows that it’s all about creativity, design and…

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Creating an Attractive Front Garden with Slate Chippings

By Cathryn Robson on 01/05/14 in: For The Garden

People often focus on their back gardens and forget the importance of having a well-maintained front garden. The front garden is often the first thing visitors to your house see and it can make a very favourable impression if it is well maintained. Give your home some Kerb Appeal! Creating…

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