GardenSite Secures Limited Henri Studio Stock

Wildlife

GardenSite have secured the final delivery of Henri Studio cast stone garden ornaments to be distributed through Kelkay. We will be looking at ways of continuing to supply this popular range but at the moment we have only a limited amount of stock.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 24th of September, 2018.

GardenSite Visits Borderstone Manufacturing Facility

Statues

Borderstone's impressive range of ornamental stoneware has always proved popular on GardenSite, and partners David Coton and Andrew Hall recently paid a visit to their manufacturing and distribution base in Nottinghamshire.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 30th of July, 2018.

GardenSite Visit Burbage Iron Craft

Sculptures

Burbage metal and wooden gates, fencing and railing have recently been added to GardenSite, and last week David Coton took the opportunity to visit their Cannock base.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 9th of March, 2018.

Creating The Magical Outdoors With Garden Ornaments

Fence Panels

In the absence of real fairies, Nathan James Dodd has used delightful resin, stone and metal ornaments to create a magical garden for his children.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Sunday, 9th of October, 2016.

GardenSite Wins Home & Garden Award

Stone Ornaments

GardenSite is always striving to be the best in all aspects of our business and along the way it’s pleasing to see our efforts appreciated. As Nathan James Dodd reports, our latest award is for ‘Stockist Of The Year 2015’.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 22nd of January, 2016.

Populating Your Garden With Animal Ornaments And Statuary

Resin Sculptures

Although we all like to encourage wildlife into the garden, creatures of a more inanimate nature can populate the landscape. Not all are native to the British Isles and David Coton describes how your outdoor space can become a haven for domestic, farmyard and wild animals.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 24th of June, 2015.

Container Gardening

Bats

If you have a small garden, courtyard, or no garden at all, container growing might be the perfect way to fill your outside space with some of your favourite plants. David Coton considers timber and stone containers and how best to use them.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 11th of May, 2015.

Review Of Strata's Natural Stone Range

Grow Your Own

Natural stone, especially beautiful sandstone with its veins of rich colour, is a wonderful material from which to craft garden planters, water features and benches. David Coton explains why the Strata Natural Stone range, now available on GardenSite, should find a home in every garden.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 7th of January, 2015.

Benefits Of Buying A Chilstone Cast Stone Ornament

Stone Ornaments

Hand crafted cast stone ornaments are a superb addition to any garden and Chilstone have been creating top quality architectural stonework since the 1950s, David Coton recently paid a visit to their Kent HQ to discover the techniques that have made their products so successful.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 19th of December, 2014.

Stone Garden Furniture Reviewed

Sculptures

Whether contemporary or classical, plain or highly decorative, as stone furniture is made from a natural material, its design will blend easily into most garden surroundings. Each type of stone imbues the furniture with particular characteristics, and you have a wide choice to suit individual taste and the landscape that you wish to create.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Saturday, 15th of November, 2014.

Guide To Stone Balls And Bases

Landscaping

These perfectly round balls, mostly smooth but some decorated, can embellish a pier or capital, elegantly transforming what may be a plain entrance and landscape. In this Blog, David Coton provides a guide to cast stone Balls and Bases available to UK gardeners and landscape designers.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 24th of October, 2014.

Guide To Stone Garden Finials

Stone Ornaments

Traditionally placed on gate posts and piers, stone finials can be significant garden ornaments in their own right as well as embellishments. David Coton provides a guide to Haddonstone stone finials designed in the UK and manufactured to the highest standards from top quality cast stone.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 14th of November, 2014.

Stone Memorial Ornaments Reviewed

Stone Ornaments

Garden memorials are becoming more popular in the UK, and David Coton reviews the range of ornaments and statuary available on GardenSite as people choose this way to remember their loved ones and even their pets.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 10th of June, 2014.

Will You Be At The Chelsea Flower Show?

Stone Ornaments

It's that time of the year again when keen gardeners, celebrities and the general public look forward to attending and being inspired by the fabulous displays at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Friday, 16th of May, 2014.

Big Brother on Channel 5, Buys Ornaments From GardenSite

water

GardenSite were recently contacted by Channel 5's Big Brother who purchased four garden ornaments to be used in their Renaissance inspired Big Brother house for 2014.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 19th of December, 2013.

King Kong Arrives Back In Birmingham

Big Brother

This week we were delighted and a little awe struck by the arrival of King Kong, a giant resin Toscano ornament depicting the world's most famous gorilla. It's great to have this magnificent beast on display in Birmingham, standing over 8ft tall with 5’ 8in wide shoulders and weighing in at an impressive 120 kilos (19 stones),

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 8th of January, 2013.

GardenSite's Ornaments Featured On The BBC

Resin Sculptures

Over the past few years, Citizen Khan, starring Adil Ray, has established itself as a very popular BBC comedy. We were therefore more than happy to supply the production company with a pair of Lion Garden Ornaments to decorate the front entrance of Mr Khan's house.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 19th of July, 2012.

How to Design your Garden with Haddonstone Ornaments

Stone Ornaments

Haddonstone are famous internationally for their cast stone landscape ornaments. The company has been designing and manufacturing superb garden stonework in classical and contemporary styles since 1971. Here Nathan James Dodd explains how their top quality products can transform your garden.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 28th of August, 2015.

Leanne From Kelkay Receives GardenSite's Excellent Customer Service Award

Sculptures

GardenSite partner, David Coton, is pleased to announce that Leanne Arrowsmith from Kelkay is the latest recipient of our Excellent Customer Service Award.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 18th of August, 2017.

Our Zombie Appears On The Paul O'Grady Show

Patio Kit

Paul O'Grady is one of TV's best known presenters and, as he was celebrating the Chelsea Flower Show Week on his ITV daytime show, Nathan James Dodd thought he was just the person to receive our gift of a Zombie garden ornament.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 19th of May, 2014.

New Stone Ornaments Announced

Paul O'Grady

Haddonstone have just announced the launch of their impressive Sir John Soane's Museum collection. The new ornaments will replicate works of art from the Sir John Soane's Museum near Holborn in London which contains an astonishing collection of historical artifacts.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 14th of May, 2014.