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Category archive: Garden Maintenance

Top 5 Items in the Oakleigh Barrow this November

Top 5 Items in the Oakleigh Barrow this November

  The cold weather has just begun, but there is still plenty you can be doing in your garden to create a beautiful space, even through winter, and to prepare your garden for the colder months ahead.   Here are Oakleigh Manor Horticultural Service’s top 5 items in our Wheelbarrow this month: 1. Leaves Leaf…

Autumn Horticultural Update

Autumn Horticultural Update

Oakleigh Manor Horticultural Service would like to congratulate our clients Mr and Mrs Graham for winning the 2016 Veronica Knight Floral Competition for their Cottage Garden display.  We are delighted to have been invited into the garden on a few occasions where we have watched it develop into a truly beautiful area. Although many of…

With Footballing Children, Regular Lawn Maintenance is Inevitable and Necessary

With Footballing Children, Regular Lawn Maintenance is Inevitable and Necessary

Football is part of everyone’s life in England. It is the national sport, and it comes with the territory if everyone wants to play. While grownups are still fond of going to matches and screaming for our teams, children are most fond of the sport. Furthermore, if they want to become professional footballers in the…

OMHS Project Update: Garden Maintenance near Ashford, Kent

OMHS Project Update: Garden Maintenance near Ashford, Kent

It’s been a while since we brought you a project update from Oakleigh Manor Horticultural Services, so here you go! They’ll be another from the works we are carrying out for the Environment Agency next week, but for now, let’s have a look in Brabourne near Ashford in Kent, where one of the OMHS in-house…

OMHS – Recent Developments

OMHS - Recent Developments

The last couple of months here at Oakleigh Manor have been astonishing; enquiries have been been coming through the office thick and fast and everyone is rushed off of their feet. But we wouldn’t have any other way; we find that busyness only improves our company values as well as our ethos. These ultimately help…

Water Features Your Garden Should Have

Flowers in full bloom, lush green grass and perfectly still ornamental stones are just a few of the elements of a beautiful garden. Nevertheless, there are ways to still make it better, more aesthetically appealing. Water features are an essential part of every garden, as these give an impression that your space is alive and…

Garden Maintenance Services Blog

Garden Maintenance Services Blog

Does your garden need care and attention? Does your lawn need mowing? Or perhaps general upkeep? Then you don’t have to look any further than Oakleigh Manor! Running under the Horticultural Services branch of the Oakleigh Manor company, you will be looked after by our brilliant Horticultural Director David Reade. Couple that with his outstanding…

Artificial Lawns: Turfing out the Old

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or quite simply aren’t a fan of sports, then you wouldn’t have heard about the uproar surrounding the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup; the football tournament will kick off in Canada this year, running from June to July. The aforementioned uproar has been about artificial turf being used…

Gardening Jobs for February

Gardening isn’t just a pastime to be enjoyed during the warmer months, oh no! Although it may not feel like it, Spring is only just around the corner, and there is a wide range of activities you can get on with, using those green fingers of yours! According to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) –…

Bamboo: How Do You View the Plant?

Bambuseae, more commonly known as bamboo, is a plant with a number of different uses in the human world, including culinary, medicinal, construction, and there has even been reports of bamboo being used as a torture method by the Japanese on US and Allied prisoners or war. Despite the (earned?) infamous view of bamboo because of…

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