Turnbull & Co Limited

Improving homes and gardens since 1895


  • Marshalls: High quality paving for peace of mind

    The Turnbull Paving Team answer some technical FAQs to give you peace of mind when buying Indian sandstone. Turnbull sells high quality sandstone paving produced by Marshalls and we’re confident our customers are getting a great product. But don’t just take our word for it! What does the Marshalls ‘Stone Standard Exceeded’ logo mean? All stone supplied by Marshalls exceeds the base technical levels set by British Standards for stone paving products.  So, when you...


  • Successful patio planning: helpful advice and tips from paving experts, Turnbull

    Your patio is the social hub and focal point of your garden and so you’ll want to get its design just right before you spend your cash! The fun bit is, of course, choosing your garden paving, deciding whether to keep to gorgeous traditional riven natural stone flags or to go for new generation vitrified paving in exciting colours and finishes. But before you start looking, here are a few practicalities we think you’ll find...


  • 2017 RHS Chelsea to inspire your garden makeover

    The Turnbull team have been eagerly waiting to find out a little more about this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s inspirational garden designs. If you are planning a garden makeover this summer, you’ll want to know what’s on trend, and there’s no better place to see what’s hot than Chelsea! The Irresistible Beauty of Yorkstone We were wowed by The Welcome to Yorkshire Garden which is inspired by the dramatic coastline, iconic ancient buildings and beautiful...


  • 6 Easy Steps to Turn Your Garden into a Show-Stopper

    Now we’ve all come out of hibernation and the summer is approaching, thoughts turn to revamping the garden. Barbeques, parties and warm days spent lounging on the lawn are all within reach. But before you get too excited, there’s still time to renovate your garden to get it to the best it can be. Whether it’s adding some colour in the form of perennial plants, or updating your garden paving, there are plenty of things...


  • Our Bestselling Marshalls Paving for Gardens and Driveways

    Marshalls Paving Bestsellers Top quality paving at great prices means these Marshalls slabs and driveway blocks are flying out of the yard to satisfied Turnbull customers.   Read on to find out what's hot in paving this season and why. Marshalls Natural Stone Paving Winners First past the line every time is Marshalls Indian Sandstone Paving.  Indian sandstone comes in a range of soft, subtle colours, has delicate quartz veining and a fabulous, glasspaper sheen. It...


  • How to Turn Your Garden into the Perfect Party Venue

    We’re officially back on British Summer Time although, sadly, the weather might take a while to catch up. So, while we wait patiently, why not revamp the garden to create a perfect party venue? Whether your garden needs a complete overhaul or a few simple additions, Turnbull can help you achieve a wonderful outdoor social space. From adding a new block paving patio area to injecting a bit of colour to the garden, follow our infographic...


  • Garden Walling: build your own Wonderwall

    Natural stone or reconstituted stone walling? Your choice of garden walling is between natural stone on the one hand and concrete or reconstituted stone on the other.  Of course, there’s a big difference in price - natural stone comes in at least double the price of manufactured walling, but for good reason.  Natural stone is precision cut and carefully sourced from quarries in the UK or as far away as India.  It’s gorgeous and has...


  • Garden Path Spring Special

    Let a new garden path put a spring into your step! Explore a range of ideas for garden paving, edging and stones for paths with the Turnbull paving team. There’s nothing as pleasing in landscape design as the sight of a garden path inviting you to an arbour, bench, secluded dining area or hideaway cabin. So if you are considering a revamp of your back garden or front entrance path this spring, some thoughts about...


  • Will Your Garden Shed Be a Man Cave, Garden Room or She Shed?

    Dubbed the man cave, sheds which are actually escape destinations for men, are a familiar sight in many UK back gardens. They’re often full of tools, a workbench, bike stuff. And it doesn’t stop there, home gyms, microbreweries, you name it, the man cave has it! Functionality and space are key to a decent man cave. Good lighting, decent security and a robust, long-lasting build are what matters. © Copyright Richard Hoare and licensed for...


  • Chippings, pebbles, boulders and all things Japanese

    Gardens can look magical, but doesn’t your heart sink when you look at an uninvited tangle of garden growth demanding to be weeded, tidied and pruned? This year might be the time to take a leaf out of a traditional Japanese garden design book and create your own harmonious zen space that’s low maintenance, simple and very contemporary. Decorative aggregates (chippings to you and me) come in a fabulous range of colours and textures. Check...

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