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32,000 Reasons to Save a Wildlife Garden

32,000 Reasons to Save a Wildlife Garden

The image to your left is a photograph, courtesy of foter.com, of the stunning Natural History Museum in London. If you haven’t been before, I personally strongly recommend it; I went once on a school trip and I loved it, but not as much on my second visit in my twenties! It’s great fun for all…

Moakleigh Manor?

Moakleigh Manor?

I’m sure you have heard of ‘Movember’; for the month of November, men all over the world grow moustaches to help raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and testicular cancer, as well as mental health issues. This has been circulating since 2003 thanks to The Movember Foundation, a worldwide charity set…

10 Stunning Tours That You’ll Adore

10 Stunning Tours That You'll Adore

I actually didn’t mean to make the title of this blog post to rhyme; it was a happy accident! After reading a fantastic online article from The Guardian and including said article in October’s edition of the Oakleigh Journal, our free e-newsletter, I thought I would bring it to you in the form of a blog post…

Project Update: Landscaping in Folkestone, Kent

Oakleigh Manor are one of the UK’s leading companies in the landscape design and build industries. It is easy to see why when you look at our Portfolio, which is only the tip of the iceberg with regards to our capabilities. The clients lucky enough to receive our works in this particular project update are…

3 Steps to Prune Correctly

3 Steps to Prune Correctly

‘How to…’ Series #6: Prune with Effect   You can view a concise PDF version of this blog post by clicking here. From there you can save as well as print the version for your own leisure. Happy reading!   Much like the hair on your head, plants grow. When your hair gets too long, you…

1 Trick for Good Neighbour Relations

1 Trick for Good Neighbour Relations

Let’s not skip around the idea. Relationships between neighbours up and down Britain haven’t always been peachy! For the most part, I have always got on with my neighbours. Whether they are my current neighbours where myself and my partner live, or my neighbours when I lived with my parents during my youth. We’ve had…

Solar Panels: Courageous or Audacious?

Solar Panels: Courageous or Audacious?

Even in my fledgling experience, solar panels polarise. There are always two sides of the coin: on one side, you have those who believe they are a step in the right direction for the environment and in attempts to solve the world’s energy crisis. On the other, you have those, despite the fact they may…

One Man’s Triumph for Your Architecture

One Man's Triumph for Your Architecture

If you aren’t an architect, the name of Andrea Palladio may not mean too much to you. Unless that’s your name, in which case, we have stumbled onto a nice coincidence! However, thanks to an article from the BBC, you will find out about the man right here on the Oakleigh Manor blog! As we…

Calling All LOTR Fans…

Calling All LOTR Fans...

Every now and then, we love to bring you interesting articles from the worlds of landscaping, construction and architecture in this blog. We feel it complements news about us, our services and our multiple blog series very well. Recently, an article concerning the demolition and re-construction of an entire Swedish city was covered on this…

Three Steps Towards Your Organic Garden

Three Steps Towards Your Organic Garden

‘How to…’ Series #5: Go Organic.   You can view a concise PDF version of this blog post by clicking here. From there you can save as well as print the version for your own leisure. Happy reading!   It can be due to a number of potential reasons, but the view and perception of organic…

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