Introducing : Pave my space
We know that choosing your perfect paving is a big decision and we're here to help make the decision even simpler with our new visualising tool.
Now you can go that one step further and see your chosen paving in your garden before making any choice! Simply take a photo of your garden or use one of our handy background shots and then choose from our wide range of products until you find your favourite!
Don't forget you can also order a sample of your favourite to truly get a feel for the product.
We’re not all lucky enough to have a vast blank canvas of lawn to work with. But even the smallest spaces can be turned into relaxing and stylish havens of peace and tranquillity. All it takes is some creative thinking and the right products.If you’ve got big plans for your small space,we’ve put together a few design tips to help make it happen
Round outdoor furniture offers more manoeuvrability around smaller spaces.
Adding pops of colour brightens up any space, drawing attention away from the size.
Built-in seating saves space and creates an extra feature with bedding plant
Embrace outdoor living every month of the year.
Who said you can’t enjoy your outdoor space all year round?
Your garden is a big investment so why enjoy it for only part of the year?
Warm lighting and cosy seating help create a welcoming area where as features such as fireplaces or fire pits ensure that you can keep warm whilst outside (and it's perfect for marshmallow roasting!)
Make your outdoor space an extension of your home.
We understand that your garden might need to have multiple functions to adapt to all members of the family.
It can be just as homely and relaxing by incorporating lounge seating and dining areas. You can either create a uniformed look with similar style furniture used across the space or mix it up with different styles to draw the eye to different areas.
Adding rugs will enable you to identify the different zones in your garden, this can also be acheived by using
Do you have a courtyard garden which could do with a revamp? Bored of looking out of your back window and seeing the same old dreary, unwanted and unloved outdoor area?
Well, you have come to the right place...
The style of planters and features will determine the feel of the garden.
Edge any patio paving areas with rockery stones and cobbles to add texture, shape and definition. Planters and large feature stones create focal points.
Not sure where to begin your garden project?
Follow Mark and Becky as they transform their garden in the East Midlands. Since moving in to the property six years ago with their dog Molly they hadn’t done much to their garden. So they decided now was the time to create an outdoor space where they could relax with family and friends all year round. We followed their journey with Bradstone Assured Landscaper Alfresco Landscaping and absolutely love the finished result!
Before and After
You don't have to live in a cottage to create your own cottage garden paradise. You don't even have to live in the country!
You can create a cottage garden just about anywhere, because cottage gardens are all about achieving an informal style and garden design, where dense planting and traditional materials combine to make the most of what are normally quite small garden spaces.
Create a focal point with the Old Town Circle - this can be on it's own or within a patio.
A little texture goes a long way. From rustic stone to contemporary paving, incorporating textures into your outdoor space adds depth. Different textures can each bring with them a different ambience, meaning you can create a garden that’s perfect for you and your family.
Bring in even more textures with different fabrics.
Paving or walling is the easiest way to bring the textured trend to your garden without overcrowding spaces. Create an open area for a space the whole family will e
It used to be that when you had a driveway it was either concrete or tarmac. Nowadays, however, the choice is far greater. As the driveway is the window to your home either a visual impact or a soft toned frontage will invite people in.
Depending upon your personal preference you can have a completely solid, semi planted, contemporary, gravel or maybe a mixture of different surfaces.
A semi planted driveway opens up the way for you to create something entirely individual. By using plants or grass you allow for surface water to
At one with, and inspired by, the world
When it comes to designing your dream garden the world is your oyster. There’s a multitude of textures, colours and styles to be inspired by from places far and wide. From incorporating white washed walls inspired by the Mediterranean to creating an alfresco dining experience, you can create a world in your outdoor space that reflects your lifestyle. There are many design styles you can call upon from around the world. To give you a head start, here are some pointers for furniture, entertaining and accessories.
Add a rustic clock to c