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Landscaping solutions – project essentials

With the landscaping season nearly upon us now is the time to stock up on those landscaping supplies that will equip you for the year ahead, helping you to create landscapes that wow your customers and have them recommending you to others.

What to look for in a gravel retention grid system

What to look for in a gravel retention grid system

Laying a gravel driveway without a gravel grid retention system is asking for trouble. Without such a system, both the design and integrity of a gravel driveway will be compromised, with gravel able to migrate and spread, and the subsequent loss of defined borders. Ruts and grooves are also likely to appear in a gravel driveway laid without a retention system, spoiling the overall effect and creating an unpleasant experience for anyone driving or walking over the gravel surface.

5 inspiring designs for soft landscaping projects

5 inspiring designs for soft landscaping projects

Thanks to online tools such as Pinterest and Instagram, and an abundance of garden design websites, clients have more access to the work of landscape designers and gardeners than ever before. These resources have made the industry more agile, requiring designers to respond to demands from clients who want to incorporate emerging trends in their gardens. But it’s still the role of a good landscape gardener to help source inspirational ideas for customers’ gardens, that are appropriate, feasible and budget-sensitive. Here are five ongoing trends we’ve spotted in soft landscaping.