Bedding Sand & Other Types of Sand

Bedding Sand & Other Types of Sand
Who would have thought that these little grains of silica could cause such confusions & head scratching among us builders and landscapers? Sand in all its forms has so many uses, but if you get the grade or name of sand wrong, the results can be pretty damaging to your project & reputation.There are over ...

Slate Chippings in Gardens

Slate Chippings in Gardens
Slate & slate chippings are an excellent material for use in gardens. This metamorphic rock which forms through the alteration of shale by centuries of heat & pressure has been used for decades as a roofing tile on houses. But it’s decorative qualities means that slate & slate chippings make attractive additions to gardens.   ...

Laying Paving Slabs on a Screeded Bed

Laying Paving Slabs on a Screeded Bed
In this article we want to outline all the steps involved in laying paving slabs or flags on a screeded bed. There are two ways to lay paving, on a screeded bed of sand or individually laying of flags on a wet or semi wet concrete mix. Each method has it’s benefits but a screeded ...

Granite Chippings & Stone – Design Ideas

Granite Chippings & Stone – Design Ideas
Granite stone is an excellent material for use in garden design & installations. Granite chippings & stone comes in many forms, textures & colours meaning there is no end to its application & use. This igneous rock is one of the toughest stones available so any feature made from granite will stand the test of ...

Working With Decorative Stone

Working With Decorative Stone
The opportunities are endless when you design with decorative stone! Every garden will have some amount of stone as stone is an essential building block and is one of our more basic and reliable elements. With decorative stone you can create and build any number of unique features or seating areas. When using decorative stone ...

Artificial Grass Solutions

Artificial Grass Solutions
When it comes to low maintenance in the garden, nothing beat Artificial grass. Artificial grass is a really great new way to save on time spent gardening while still having a garden to spend time in! Gone are the days spent toiling away cutting grass and edging lawns. Gone are the hours spent picking dandelion ...

Tips on Buying Garden Plants

Tips on Buying Garden Plants
If heading off to the garden centre on a day out you should first take the time to view your garden and see what plants you actually need to buy. I find that winter is the best time of year to plan out the garden and to decide what garden plants and what colour is ...

What is a Gazebo?

What is a Gazebo?
A Gazebo is a garden structure that has been around in gardening circles for decades. They were used originally as focal points in large estate gardens to draw visitors out into the garden and to encourage better use of the space Famous landscape gardeners such as Sir Lancelot ‘capability’ Brown would use such features in ...

Playground Mats of Safe Play

Playground Mats of Safe Play
To make the most out of your garden you should try to ensure that there is something there for everyone to enjoy. For children, fun can be found almost anywhere in the garden, with adventures being played out across lawns and in amongst the beds and borders. But for adults, most enjoyment can be sound ...

Crumb rubber Garden Edging Products

Crumb rubber Garden Edging Products
The garden shop has just added a range of crumb rubber products to their range. This is a great opportunity for both companies and for irish gardeners who can now avail of the wonderful product range at great low online prices. Crumb rubber is a wonderful solution to many of our modern day problems, firstly ...
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