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text 2022-11-18 05:57
Why stepping stones are the key to a successful garden

If you're like me, your garden is something to be proud of. You've made an effort to create something that looks good and is also practical. However, it can be difficult to know where best to place stepping stones in order to enhance your garden's natural beauty. In this blog post, I'll share my top tips for choosing the right stepping stones Melbourne with examples of how they look when used correctly.

Avoid muddy patches.

If you're worried about muddy patches in your garden, consider using stepping stones to avoid them. Stepping stone Melbourne is easy to clean, replace and can be used as a design feature in your garden.

The most important thing to remember when using stepping stones is that they need to be properly placed so that they don't sink into the ground or become unevenly spaced. 

If this happens, it could create trip hazards for those who visit your property!

In addition, it's important to note that some plants may not thrive along with having their roots exposed—so if you decide on adding stepping stones later down the road, make sure there's plenty of room around each one so nothing gets damaged by water runoff from these types of surfaces (i.e., no large trees nearby).

stepping stone

Highlight a feature.

Stepping stones are more than just a functional path-maker. They can be used to highlight a feature, such as an outdoor sculpture or planting bed. 

You can use them to create a path through your garden, or you can use them as the focal point for your garden. If you want to hide an area of the garden, stepping stones will help with that too!

It's easy to see how stepping stones can be used in many ways and make your lawn look fantastic. Stone pathways' attractive features can increase your home's market value and give you a great investment return. 

Natural stone is expensive, but if that scares you away, keep in mind that it's an investment that will pay you handsomely in the long term. It's a popular choice for landscaping because it's durable and has plenty of character. 

If you want an even, natural-looking stone path that doesn't draw attention to itself, choose a solid colour or two tone combination. If you want something with more visual interest, consider using a patterned stone like cobblestone or brick pavers.

Lead the eye around the garden.

Now that you've created a garden pathway, it's time to make sure that any visitors have a pleasant experience. The first step is to lead the eye around your garden and highlight features. Use contrasting colours, varying materials and stepping stones to guide visitors around the garden.

Use stepping stone Melbourne as a focal point for statues or other art pieces by using them as steps leading up to them. Stepping stones can be used in this way when there aren't any paths around the garden or on terraces where there is no room between plants for pathways.

Steps are also a great way to add interest and variety to your garden. Use stepping stones in interesting patterns or as wide, flat steps with edges that curve upwards to create a more natural feel.

Classic pathway

If you have a garden, then you're likely to have some sort of path. Paths are useful for so many things, including keeping visitors on the right track and providing access to areas that wouldn't be accessible without them. 

The key thing about paths is that they can be used as features in themselves or as ways of leading the eye around the garden. They can also be used to help define different areas and give your garden structure and purpose.

Paths can be made from any material, but they're most commonly made from stone. 

This is because stone paths are durable and long-lasting, as well as being visually appealing. They also have a natural beauty about them which makes them the perfect choice for gardens where you want to showcase the surrounding landscape rather than cover it up with paving.


One of the strongest materials in nature is stone. Stone walkways are therefore the longest-lasting paths you can find in terms of durability. Its strength and resistance to deterioration will not be significantly impacted by harsh weather conditions or high foot traffic. 

Natural stone is also non-slip, lowering the risk of falls and slips for you and your loved ones. While concrete and asphalt walkways can be covered in a variety of materials to increase their durability, natural stone is naturally durable. It will last you for many years without needing to be repaired or replaced.

Relatively easy to install

Stepping stones are a great way to add personality and charm to your garden. They can be installed on any surface, even sloped surfaces. The best part is that you don't have to worry about them falling down or coming loose from their anchor points because the stepping stone has been anchored into the ground just enough so it doesn't move around, but not so much that it's difficult to install. Stepping stones make excellent additions to small gardens as well as large ones, whether they're laid out on grass or concrete or sand areas like beaches and poolsides!

Stepping stones are a great way to add personality and charm to your garden. They can be installed on any surface, even sloped surfaces. 

The best part is that you don't have to worry about them falling down or coming loose from their anchor points because the stepping stone has been anchored into the ground just enough so it doesn't move around, but not so much that it's difficult to install or maintain. 

Stepping stones make excellent additions to small gardens as well as large ones, whether they're laid out on grass or concrete or sand areas like beaches and poolsides! Stepping stones are a great way to add personality and charm to your garden.

Low maintenance

  • With no dirt to get in the way and fewer weeds than grass, it's much easier to keep your stepping stone Melbourne garden clean. All you have to do is sweep up any leaves or clippings every once in a while, and maybe hose off the stones if they get dirty or dusty. That's it!
  • You don't need to water your stepping stone garden either. And since stepping stones don't grow roots like grass, there are no roots that can become tangled and make mowing difficult. The lack of watering also means less chance of mold or mildew forming; there just aren't enough wet spots for those types of problems to develop on a stone-based patio!
  • Fertilizing isn't necessary either because granite doesn't need nutrients like many other plants do—it's literally made from rocks! The only thing you'll ever have to add is fresh mulch periodically (every couple years) so that it looks nice year-round.


If you've ever wanted to add a little something extra to your garden, stepping stones are a great way to start. They can be used as dividers between areas or simply as decoration. Stepping stones can also be used as pathways around the garden which is an easy way to connect two different areas together. Whatever your needs may be, stepping stones are sure to provide some inspiration when deciding how best to make use of the space available in your yard or home!

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text 2021-11-01 09:53
Series Reveal - Pittsburgh Titans




The Pittsburgh Titans organization suffered a devastating loss when their team plane crashed, killing all forty-one passengers aboard. This January, the team gets one step closer to getting back on the ice when Baden Oulett joins the coaching staff.


The Pittsburgh Titans series will bring the same hot hockey hunks and strong heroines that readers expect from Sawyer Bennett but will turn up the feelings and emotions.


Baden: A new city, a second chance.

Stone: A minor league player whose big break comes after his younger brother died in the crash.

Gage: A player at the end of his career who struggles to bring the team together.

Coen: A broken man spiraling out of control with survivor’s guilt.

Drake: The goalie who walked away from the league after they turned their backs on him.


The first FIVE books are all plotted and ready to go, and you can preorder the first THREE now!  Get full series details: https://sawyerbennett.com/bookstore/the-pittsburgh-titans-series



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Baden – January 11, 2022

After suffering a horrific injury that threatens to end his career, Baden Oulett is about to learn that sometimes a fresh start is just what the doctor ordered.


I worked my whole life to achieve one goal—play professional hockey. As part of the defending Cup champion Arizona Vengeance, I was living my dream until one split second decision destroyed it all. Instead of lacing up my skates and hitting the ice, I’ve spent my days in rehab and physical therapy just so I could walk again. When a coaching opportunity with the Pittsburgh Titans is presented to me, I find myself with a career I had never considered but which allows me to continue being part of the sport that I love. While my injuries are physical, the same can’t be said for the woman I rescued. Suffering from wounds that can’t be seen, Sophie Winters has withdrawn from the world in fear and guilt. I didn’t know Sophie before that fateful night and have only met her once since, but I refuse to let her face her demons alone. Determined to be a friend, I support Sophie in the only way I know how… by simply being there. Through our shared trauma, Sophie and I begin to find peace within one another. As we grow closer, what started as friendship becomes more intimate until our broken pieces become one. But can a love born of anguish endure, or will the pain of our past prove too much to overcome?

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Stone – March 1, 2022


Minor league player Stone Dumelin lost his younger brother when the Titans’ team plane went down. Now the team has offered him the opportunity of a lifetime, but is his big break worth the price?      

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Gage – July 26, 2022


Veteran player Gage Heyward retired from the league three years ago following a very successful career. Now the Titans need him, but does he have what it takes to get back on the ice and pull this team together?      

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Coen – December 20, 2022


Coen Highsmith was a league star, but he lost more than his team the day the Titans’ plane crashed. Can he be saved from his downward spiral of guilt and regret to become the man he once was?      



Drake – March 28, 2023


Drake McGinn turned his back on hockey and settled into life as a single dad of three after the league betrayed him. Will the Titans be his chance to clear his name and take back the career he once loved?      



About the Author:


New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author Sawyer Bennett uses real life experience to create relatable stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From contemporary romance, fantasy romance, and both women’s and general fiction, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone. A former trial lawyer from North Carolina, when she is not bringing fiction to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to her very adorable daughter, as well as full-time servant to her wonderfully naughty dogs. If you’d like to receive a notification when Sawyer releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter (sawyerbennett.com/signup).


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text 2021-07-30 08:19
Stone Paper Market to Expand Steadily in the Coming Years till 2014-2024

The Stone Paper Market is set to witness a higher CAGR in the forthcoming period. A stone paper is a viable element used as potential alternative against paper and polypropylene film. Considering the drastic effect on environment, manufacturers are now emphasizing on “No-wood pulp” and “Zero Pollution” resolutions. Stone paper is photo degradable and can be reused as a plastic.


The stone paper market is highly driven by surge in investments for R&D coupled with positive initiative for deforestation under government support and rise in use of stone paper as an alternative to regular paper. Rise in use of novel techniques for product manufacture and packaging have triggered the demand for stone paper. In addition, development of viable sources for product manufacturing resulting out of regulations for deforestation is likely to propel the market growth in the forecast period.


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However, challenges such as rise in demand for high-density polyethylene from several industries is likely to impede the market growth during the forecast period. Application segment for stone paper market includes labelling paper, paper packaging and self-adhesive paper. Paper packaging and self-adhesive paper account for a significant market share due to rise in demand.


Geographical segmentation for stone paper market includes North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Europe is a lucrative market for stone paper, accounting for a higher market share. Asia-Pacific is expected to account for a significant market share in the forecast period due to low costs of production, significant number of manufacturers, and high demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions. Increase in middle class population and rise in disposable income have enabled a high demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions.


The key players in the stone paper industry include Stone Paper Company Ltd, Soluz Stone Paper S.A., Kapstone Paper, Taiwan Lung Meng Technology, Parax Paper Packaging Corporation, Stone Paper Company Ltd., and Gaiakraft.


Market Segment:

Application Outlook (Volume, Kilo tons; Revenue, USD Million; 2013 - 2024)
    • Paper packaging
    • Labeling paper
    • Self-adhesive paper
    • Others


Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilo tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2013 - 2024)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Rest of North America
    • Europe
        • UK
        • Germany
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
        • Brazil
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East & Africa
        • South Africa
        • Rest of Middle East & Africa


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