CED Stone Inspiring Beautiful Landscapes


Belvoir Castle Flower & Garden Show Countryside Borders Competition

Post date: 01 Feb, 2024

Call for competition entries - CED Stone is delighted to sponsor the Belvoir Castle Garden Show Countryside Borders competition with the support of The London College of Garden Design, celebrating planting design and supporting new garden designers and horticulturists in their careers.


RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2023 - Show Gardens Featuring CED Stone

Post date: 24 Jun, 2023

It's almost time for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, the world's largest annual flower show, and social media is abuzz with posts from suppliers shipping out materials and designers and landscapers busy with the show garden builds.


CED Stone Landscape Host Trade Show event in Ireland

Post date: 24 Jan, 2023

This March, CED Stone Ireland will be opening its doors to landscapers, designers and all in the industry for the CED Ireland Trade Show. The event will be over two days and offers industry professionals the opportunity to learn more about CED Stone, our 3-acre Ireland depot and the products and services they offer.


CED Stone Group support Peter Donegan at Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

Post date: 22 Nov, 2022

CED Stone Group are proud to announce our sponsorship of leading garden designer Peter Donegan's show garden at Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show 2023, in Australia.


CED Stone Excited For The Return of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Post date: 09 Sep, 2021

Its back after a two year hiatus. Read our blog to see what natural stone products we are supplying to RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year from 7-tonne boulders to footpath gravels.


Supporting The Psalm 23 Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Post date: 07 Sep, 2021

RHS Chelsea Flower Show is back! This year we are thrilled to have our products feature in the The Psalm 23 Garden sponsored by the Bible Society. Find out how Sarah and Mark got on sourcing stone for the garden with help from our Boulder Hunter...


Belvoir Castle Flower & Garden Show Design & Build Competition Winner Announced

Post date: 08 Jun, 2021

CED Stone Group would like to thank all the designers who entered the Belvoir Castle Flower And Garden Show - Design A Show Garden Competition. The brief we set for the garden was 'Tranquility' and we received some fantastic entries. After much thought and discussion, we are delighted to announce the winner of the competition


Belvoir Castle Flower & Garden Show Design & Build Competition

Post date: 14 Jan, 2021

Call for competition entries - CED Stone are delighted to support this exciting garden show now in its fourth consecutive year, with a competition for budding new garden designers and landscapers to show what they can achieve in a small garden using CED Stone products


CED Stone Principal Winners At BALI Awards 2020

Post date: 05 Dec, 2020

CED Stone are regular sponsors of the BALI Awards, this year sponsoring the digital programme. This year, however, was extra-special for our company; After entering the awards for the first time ever, we were awarded Principal winners of the BALI Affiliate Exceptional Service award!


30 Years Supplying Stone To RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Post date: 14 May, 2020

To help us get through the RHS Chelsea Flower Show blues we’re taking a trip down memory lane exploring the archives and remembering some of the incredible gardens we’ve supplied stone to over the last 30 years.


Supporting The Northern Roots Oldham Garden

Post date: 29 Apr, 2020

CED Stone Group are thrilled to be supporting The Northern Roots Oldham Garden at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. The garden is being designed by international garden designer Peter Donegan who has once again teamed up with serial show garden builders Burnham Landscaping. So, what’s going on in Oldham then?


A Small, Bright Space No Matter The Weather

Post date: 11 Jul, 2019

Created in memory of the well-known weather presenter Dianne Oxberry, CED Stone Landscape are proud to sponsor the stone elements in the BBC North West Tonight Sunshine Garden at RHS Tatton 2019.


Caledonian Coastal Garden & Phytosanctuary Garden

Post date: 09 Jul, 2019

There are so many fantastic gardens that are going to be at RHS Tatton Flower Show this year, with CED Stone Group sponsoring some of the stone elements in a few.


RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival 2019 - Part 2

Post date: 30 Jun, 2019

We are delighted to be supporting some fantastic gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Festival this year. Here is a breakdown of the gardens which will feature CED Stone products, we wish each and every one of them the very best of luck.


RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival 2019 - Part 1

Post date: 29 Jun, 2019

We are delighted to be supporting some fantastic gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Festival this year. Here is a breakdown of the gardens which will feature CED Stone products, we wish each and every one of them the very best of luck.


RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival Gets A Dose Of Nature

Post date: 26 Jun, 2019

Garden designer Michelle Brandon is giving visitors a strong dose of nature with her first ever show garden ‘The Forest Will See You Now’. Michelle’s design is the representation of a forest, highlighting the benefits of nature, especially a forest environment.


Made by Children, For Children – The Believe in Tomorrow Garden at RHS Hampton Court 2019

Post date: 24 Jun, 2019

CED Stone Group are proud to work alongside Seonaid Royall to build the Believe in Tomorrow Garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show this year.


The Therapeutic Benefits Of Gardening At RHS Hampton Court

Post date: 17 Jun, 2019

Tony Wagstaff and the Southend Youth Offending Team (YOT) are back at RHS Hampton Court with ‘The Therapeutic Garden’, promoting the health-giving properties of horticulture and shining a spotlight on the beneficial role that plants and gardening have in supporting people living with dementia, anxiety and other mental illnesses


CED Stone Group join Lynn Hill for ‘The Garden Party’.

Post date: 01 Jun, 2019

CED Stone has been working with Lynn Hill on her fantastic garden design ‘The Garden Party: Celebrating 20years of Gardening Scotland’. The garden will be built with the help of some highly skilled friends keen to join the party, Root One East, GM Land Solutions, Ogilvies of Haddington, Endrick Landscapes and Ashlea supported by British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI).


SRUC Students Bring Their Front Garden Creations To College Street

Post date: 28 May, 2019

CED Stone Group sponsor entries in the brand new Gardening Scotland Feature, College Street. College Street, sponsored by SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College), will see gardens designed and built by teams of students from Edinburgh, Oatridge and Elmwood Campuses.


Congratulations to the 2018 PLB Award winners

Post date: 14 Feb, 2019

Last week on Friday 9th February CED Stone Group were proud to be headline sponsors of The Pro Landscaper Business Awards held at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, London. The annual competition only in it’s second year, is fast becoming one of the highlights of the horticultural and landscape year.


SlateWood Is The Bees Knees! Briony Doubleday of Bee’s Gardens Wins Gold At Blenheim AND RHS Tatton!

Post date: 18 Jul, 2018

The superbly talented Briony Doubleday from Bee’s Gardens liked our SlateWood so much, she made it a key feature in her award-winning show garden ‘The Penumbra’ which she showcased at both the Blenheim Palace Flower Show (22nd - 24th June) and the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show (18th - 22nd July).


Porphyry Setts Down The Garden Path: Alexandra Noble’s ‘Health And Wellbeing Garden’ At RHS Hampton

Post date: 04 Jul, 2018

A few months back, Alexandra and Ed Burnham from Burnham Landscaping came to visit us at our London East – West Thurrock depot to discuss the design with our Managing Director, Giles Heap. Alexandra presented her designs to Giles, which included some very narrow, tightly curved paths that would circle around different sections of the garden.


CED Stone Group Sponsor ‘Evolve: Through The Roots Of Time’ Feature Exhibit at RHS Hampton Court

Post date: 29 Jun, 2018

Back in May this year, we were approached by Gemma Lake, RHS Hampton Court Palace’s Show Manager. Gemma asked us if we would be interested in working collaboratively with the RHS to create ‘Evolve: Through the Roots of Time’; a large educational feature garden planned for the show.


How To Use Boulders: ‘The Viking Cruises Nordic Lifestyle Garden’ At RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Post date: 28 Jun, 2018

‘We wanted to create a natural-looking plunge pool in the Viking garden’ said Stephen. ‘a natural spring would reflect the geological formations found across many Nordic countries. It was important to use worn and weathered rock, to make it look like it had been worn away over the years by water and the elements.


Supporting The BBC Countryfile 30th Anniversary Garden by Ann-Marie Powell at RHS Hampton Court 2018

Post date: 25 Jun, 2018

The much-loved BBC programme has teamed up with the RHS to create this exciting commemorative garden, paying tribute to the Countryfile’s success over the last 30 years. CED Stone Group are thrilled to be sponsoring the garden by donating our stone products.


Lynn Hill Garden Design and CED Stone Group Win Best Show Garden at Gardening Scotland 2018

Post date: 01 Jun, 2018

Known as Scotland’s national gardening and outdoor living show, Gardening Scotland 2018 is in full swing this weekend. Over the last few weeks, the team from our CED Stone Landscape Scotland Depot in Castlecary have been working with the talented Lynn Hill of Lynn Hill Garden Design to create The Garden Retreat: A Place For Living.


CED Supports The HTA ‘The Great Escape’ Garden At RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Post date: 27 May, 2018

The concept for ‘The Great Escape’ is to highlight some of the ways people of all ages can enjoy their outdoor spaces. CED were delighted to support our friends at the HTA by donating our Grey Sawn Sandstone paving to ‘The Great Escape’.


Treehouses, Greenhouses & Highland Cows – CED Supports RHS Chelsea Tradestands

Post date: 23 May, 2018

This year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show is now in full swing, with some of the finest designers in the industry using our natural stone products in their gardens. But we’ve also been supporting some fantastic tradestands too, who are all raising the bar and bringing some very inventive and creative outdoor products to the market:


6 Things You Didn’t Know About Ishihara Kazuyuki and his O-Motenashi-No Niwa Garden

Post date: 22 May, 2018

A few months ago, we welcomed Ishihara Kazuyuki’s team to our CED London East Depot in West Thurrock in order to discuss their Chelsea design and material requirements. During the visit we were lucky enough to find out some prertty cool facts about the garden…


Supporting River Of Flower’s ‘Honeycomb Meadow Bee Garden’ at RHS Chelsea

Post date: 18 May, 2018

Feed the bees to feed us! The Honeycomb Meadow Bee Garden by charity River Of Flowers will bring a meadow into the very heart of London at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.


Inspired By Resilience & Resourcefulness: Tom Massey & The Lemon Tree Trust at RHS Chelsea

Post date: 17 May, 2018

By immersing himself into the lives of the Syrian refugees living at the Domiz Refugee Camp in Northern Iraq, garden designer Tom Massey has been able to create a garden that authentically communicates the values that The Lemon Tree Trust works towards.


Moving Mountains for RHS Chelsea - The Trailfinders South African Wine Estate Garden

Post date: 11 May, 2018

By our guest blogger Emily Cowan, who is based from our CED Stone Landscape - Scotland Depot…

This year, we were contacted by London-based designer Jonathan Snow to aid him in sourcing rock for his ambitious RHS Chelsea garden entry – Trailfinders South African Wine Estate…


‘Spring Gardens Should Be So Much More Than Just Bulbs’: Kate Gould At The Ascot Spring Flower Show

Post date: 24 Apr, 2018

The very first Ascot Spring Flower Show went down a treat last week, with positive reviews and plant enthusiasts flocking to see the specialist nurseries, tradestands and show gardens on display. Award-winning designer Kate Gould created ‘A Garden For All Seasons’ for the show, an enticing and attractive garden that was a firm favourite with visitors…


Building With Accessible Materials: Millie Souter’s ‘Urban Regeneration’ Wins Gold at RHS Cardiff

Post date: 15 Apr, 2018

Millie’s main focus for this design was to create an urban garden that would see low cost, easily accessible materials take centre stage. ‘I wanted to think about how a space can be used in a different way’, explained Millie. ‘For me, urban regeneration is about being inventive in order to improve an area, and I wanted this garden to help encourage that’.


CED Headline Sponsors for SGD Awards 2017… With A Surprise In Store!

Post date: 31 Jan, 2018

To coincide with the SGD Awards 2017, we have a very special surprise to reveal to our customers, friends and colleagues - something we have been working on and developing for the last two years.


CED Hosts SGD Designer Development Day

Post date: 05 Sep, 2017

We loved hosting The SGD’s Designer Developer Day this week, with 30 budding garden designers coming to visit us at our busy West Thurrock depot.


CED Stones Beside The Seaside: Supporting RHS Tatton Park Gold Winners Elliott Hood and Ben Poulter

Post date: 21 Jul, 2017

RHS Tatton Flower Show visitors are in for a treat this year, with the ultimate seaside experience in the form of the Chaos To Coastline Coastal Garden. Designed and built by two new rising talents in the horticultural industry, CED Stone Group were only too happy to support the young stars.


CED Stone Group Supports All Three RHS Young Designer Finalists at Tatton Park

Post date: 18 Jul, 2017

The RHS Young Designers have included natural stone materials as an intrinsic part of their schemes and CED are very proud to be donating our products to all three finalist gardens at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show – it’s a delight to work with such innovative budding designers and we’re keen to support any project that not only encourages but gives recognition to the next generation of horticultural stars.


Caudwell’s First Autism Sensory Garden Uses Shrinking Slabs By CED: The ‘Wild Garden’ At RHS Hampton

Post date: 27 Jun, 2017

With the show only a week away, the Zoflora and Caudwell Children’s Wild Garden is nearly complete – including a fantastic woodland path made from ‘shrinking’ paving slabs donated by CED which have been especially designed for children with autism.


CED Boulders Going For Green - London Glades Brings Sustainable Eco Gardening To RHS Hampton

Post date: 22 Jun, 2017

Visitors to RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will be treated to an urban eco-garden with a difference – one that looks like a green forest glade, that you can eat! The London Glades show garden has been designed to appear like a beautiful oasis on the edge of a peaceful forest, complete with CED-donated boulders, wild flowers, trees, shrubs and perennials.


CED Pathway Leads Visitors Through BBC Gardeners’ World Show Garden : Claudia de Yong

Post date: 14 Jun, 2017

Taking centre stage at BBC Gardeners’ World Live is Romance in the Ruins, a large show garden for Wyevale by the talented designer Claudia de Yong – and one that visitors can get up close and personal with, thanks in part to the footpath gravel donated by CED.


Serenity Comes To BBC Gardener’s World Live : CED Supports Designer Andy Tudbury

Post date: 13 Jun, 2017

Garden designer and founder of the East Midlands Flower Show Andy Tudbury is the creative force behind Serenity, one of the main show gardens at the event. Apart from a little help from his son, Andy has pretty much designed and built this space on his own and CED are delighted to be donating some materials to his scheme.


CED Boulders Star in Mould-Breaking Garden at RHS Chatsworth: Sheena Seeks’ ‘The Wordless Cupboard’

Post date: 07 Jun, 2017

Visitors to the first new RHS show in a decade, at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, were treated to an array of ‘revolutionary’ show gardens last week, including one with CED’s boulders playing a starring role.


Coming Up Roses: CED Donates to the ‘Cuprinol Kaleidoscope of Colour’ Rose Garden at Bloom in Dublin

Post date: 02 Jun, 2017

Visitors to Bloom in Dublin can expect a feast for the senses this weekend when they visit the ‘Cuprinol Kaleidoscope of Colour’ garden, which features in the medium sized garden category at Bloom. The conceptual garden features a contemporary take on the traditional and centuries old rose garden.


Gardening Scotland’s Best New Show Garden Shines On TV: CED Backs Designer Lynn Hill

Post date: 01 Jun, 2017

Take a contemporary showcase garden at Gardening Scotland, add the power of TV with a sprinkling of stylish CED paving and what do you get? The answer, for Edinburgh-based designer Lynn Hill, is an award for best new show garden and potential clients already seeking her skills…


Medals and Stars: The RHS Chelsea Champions Who Used CED Natural Stone

Post date: 31 May, 2017

We take a look at the 11 gardens and trade stands that featured CED’s Natural Stone products at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show…


CED Donates TIER to David Harber at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Post date: 11 May, 2017

David Harber’s award-winning creations will once again be on display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, in a beautifully designed stand along the prominent Main Avenue. As part of the design, CED will be supplying rustic TIER stone wall cladding which will be used as the dramatic backdrop for the garden and the sculptures.


CED Helps RHS Chelsea Breast Cancer Now Garden Designer

Post date: 11 May, 2017

CED are proud to be donating materials for ‘Through The Microscope: The Breast Cancer Now Garden’ at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.


Seventh Win of the Most Prestigious Award for Belfast Landscapers

Post date: 13 Dec, 2016

A private garden in Co Fermanagh has landed Belfast based, Cameron Landscapes, the most prestigious award in the landscaping industry for the seventh time.