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The benefits of a Wildflower Turf meadow

The many benefits of a Wildflower Turf meadow

Natural beauty and biodiversity – a Wildflower Turf meadow delivers stunning colour and contrast to any landscape. Using only native plants it creates a haven for birds, mammals, bees and butterflies, measurably improving biodiversity.

Diverse application – Wildflower Turf can be used for a wide range of landscaping projects including gardens, parks, estates, schools, verges, steep soil banks and urban spaces.

Speed of establishment – It is the fastest way to establish a wildflower landscape. The ‘soil-less’ growing method allows roots to establish five times quicker than conventional turf.

Low maintenance – The unique ‘soil-less’ structure allows roots to bind together, forming a thick mat which suppresses weed growth. An autumn cut is the minimum upkeep requirement.

To get in touch please ENQUIRE HERE or call 01892 663230.

From wildflower meadows to mature hedging

From wildflower meadows to mature hedging

Slate Grey are also accredited installers of Wildflower turf for Tunbridge Wells and surrounding areas, a wildflower meadow in your garden not only looks stunning but offers huge benefits to wildlife and the environment, please view our Wildflower turf page for more information.

Our planting service includes:

• Design and planting of perennial borders

• Supply and planting of semi-mature trees and shrubs

• Supply and planting of mature hedging

• Creating wildflower meadows

To get in touch please ENQUIRE HERE or call 01892 663230.

A range of our garden lighting services

Our garden lighting, electrical and audio services

  • Garden, landscape, driveway and gate lighting
  • Underwater lighting for ponds and pools
  • Latest remote systems including smart phone control
  • Dawn till dusk and motion sensors
  • Power and light to outbuildings
  • Outdoor audio systems

To get in touch please ENQUIRE HERE or call 01892 663230.

Maintaining existing or creating new planting schemes

Maintaining existing or creating new planting

At Slate Grey we love plants, and creating stunning planting schemes is extremely rewarding. Having built a good relationship with a number of the South East’s leading nurseries, we can source a large variety of quality plants for our clients.

We can supply and plant: semi-mature trees | grasses up to mature size | mature shrubs | perennial borders | instant hedging | custom-made planters

We are also accredited partners of Wildflower Turf and create stunning meadow areas across Kent and Sussex please view our Wildflower Turf page for more information.

To get in touch please ENQUIRE HERE or call 01892 663230.

Soft landscaping, lawns and aftercare

Soft landscaping, lawns and aftercare

At Slate Grey, Richard and the team carry out a wide range of soft landscaping services.

All of our soft landscaping is carried out by skilled landscapers and delivered to the highest of standards. We design, prepare and plant borders as well as plant semi mature trees and instant hedging. We turf lawns and as an accredited partner also lay Wildflower Turf to create stunning meadows; attracting wildlife to your garden and offering a great low maintenance alternative to traditional lawn areas.

We also offer our own garden maintenance service and if requested by our clients will maintain newly completed planting schemes and lawn areas.

To get in touch please ENQUIRE HERE or call 01892 663230.

Industry expertise and in-depth knowledge

Industry expertise and in-depth knowledge

Richard, Victoria and Ali have trained to the highest standards and all hold a distinction level diploma in Garden Design. Between them they boast 45 years of industry experience in both designing and building high quality gardens.

They have in-depth knowledge of the diverse range of landscape styles, materials and finishes available and keep up-to-date with latest industry developments.

Well thought out planting schemes providing interesting colour, texture and form throughout the seasons, along with high quality bespoke construction and original design, are all elements found in the gardens created by the passionate design team at Slate Grey.

To discuss your design requirements please ENQUIRE HERE or call us on 01892 663230.

What would you like your garden to be?

Perhaps you’d love a sanctuary to relax and unwind in, or a welcoming space to entertain, a safe area for your children to play, maybe all of these and more. Whichever way you are looking to improve your garden, it is well worth considering that a well designed and constructed garden not only adds significant value to your home but more importantly will improve lifestyle and well being.

Whatever their aspirations, our clients can be assured that Slate Grey’s experienced and qualified designers along with their team of APL registered landscapers will ensure that your investment is professionally designed, managed and implemented.

For more information on our services please take a look through our website. For updates on recent completed projects please view our Facebook page.

To get in touch please ENQUIRE HERE or call 01892 663230.

Welcome to the Slate Grey Design, Build & Maintain news page. Here you will find updates on garden design and landscaping projects, lighting and decking, plants and planting schemes, as well as any important events in the Slate Grey diary.

We are an award-winning garden design and landscaping business creating high quality bespoke gardens in and around Tunbridge Wells and throughout Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

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"We used Slate Grey on a large garden design project to complement our Grade II Listed house. This involved constructing three patio areas, designing the planting and creating a lighting scheme. Richard has been delightful to work with ensured every aspect of the project was perfect."

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"We have been so impressed with how the work has been carried out and it looks brilliant, even better than we imagined.
Please pass on our thanks to your guys, they are the nicest, tidiest and most considerate workers we’ve ever come across."

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"I am very happy with the work, you have done an excellent and very professional job. I am looking forward to the hedging coming to life in the Spring."

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"We have worked with Richard at Slate Grey on a regular basis for over 10 years while he has updated and restored many parts of our large country garden. Richard is very professional and his work is always to the highest standards."

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"Slate Grey designed a contemporary, useable, family friendly garden. They understood our needs and had the vision to create what we required. Every aspect was considered and professionalism apparent throughout."

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"In just 12 weeks in winter, our 'plot' was transformed from a drab space to a beautiful garden with curves, colour and lighting. Slate Grey were punctual, reliable, and worked with dedication and craftsmanship. We cannot rate them highly enough. They have done a fantastic job and we are amazed at the transformation."

Slate Grey Design is an Accredited Partner trained specialist for delivering wildflower meadows

Based on the border between Kent and East Sussex, we cover a wide radius within the South East – from Sevenoaks to Uckfield, Cranbrook to East Grinstead.

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Based on the border between Kent and East Sussex, we cover a wide radius within the South East – from Sevenoaks to Uckfield, Cranbrook to East Grinstead.

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