Wilstone Blog

  1. Working with Sambhali Trust during Covid-19

    Working with Sambhali Trust during Covid-19
    For many years Wilstone has been working with the Sambhali Trust, which provides education, financial aid and counselling to the women of the Dalit caste in Rajasthan, India. The ladies at Sambhali Trust use their skills to make wonderful products that Wilstone then buy and bring back to our shop in Shropshire. It is an amazing selection of gifts made...
  2. Holi Festival

    Holi Festival
    Holi is a beautifully colourful, ancient, Hindu celebration. It takes on many names and represents many things. Festival of Spring, Festival of Colours, or Festival of Love signify the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and the blossoming of love. It lasts for a night and a day according to the Vikram Samvat Calendar and the phase...
  3. Late-night Shopping in Leebotwood

    Late-night Shopping in Leebotwood
    Wilstone House & Gardens, together with four other stores in Leebotwood, will be getting involved with the Christmas festivities this year as they rekindle their late-night shopping evening on 5th December. Wilstone, Heather Brae, Lawley Plant Nursery, Sign Stop and The Garden Room - all situated at the Heather Brae site on the A49 - will be staying open late...
  4. Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer Fort
      Stunning Antique Stone Sourced from the World Heritage Site Jaisalmer Fort.   Jaisalmer Fort is a World Heritage Site where artifacts can no longer be removed. The ones we have on sale at Wilstone are from a private collection that were salvaged from the fort many years ago and thus a rarity. Our bespoke collection features traditional sun-kissed Jaisalmer stone...
  5. Transform Your Home with a Touch of Wilstone Magic

    Transform Your Home with a Touch of Wilstone Magic
  6. 2019 Chelsea Flower Show News and Shopping

    2019 Chelsea Flower Show News and Shopping
    Wilstone has been exhibiting at the Chelsea Flower Show since 2004, you can find out more about our 15 year journey to prime position opposite the Royal Hospital here! At time of writing we are in the midst of a busy week at Chelsea and celebrating a Five Star award for the design and build of our stand. The sun...
  7. Our new Obelisk Composter is a Finalist for RHS Product of the Year 2019

    Our new Obelisk Composter is a Finalist for RHS Product  of the Year 2019
    The Obelisk Composter is uniquely designed to produce and feed organic compost straight into the soil, boosting the growth of your vegetable beds and the plants growing up the Obelisk and is a FINALIST in this year's RHS Product of the Year at this year's Chelsea Flower Show!     Stylish, functional and practical design Sits directly in the vegetable...
  8. Fifteen Years at the Chelsea Flower Show

    Fifteen Years at the Chelsea Flower Show
    2019 marks 15 years since Wilstone's first stand at the Chelsea Flower Show. Wilstone’s founder, Christo McKinnon-Wood writes about the experience of exhibiting at Chelsea and why it means so much to us to be there. "For my first Chelsea I partnered with Julian Faulkineer from Small Earth, who designed and built a stand to impress. This was awarded a...

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