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Category archive: Garden Maintenance

Rogue Landscapers: The Scourge of Genuine Horticulturalists

We’ve all heard of these so-called “cowboy builders”; these pseudo-labourers who cut corners for the name of profit, with no prior thought of their customer. They may be giving the building and bricklaying industries a bad reputation, and ipso facto, the same for those in said industries who are honest, fair workers. However, it isn’t only…

Five Cardinal Rules in Garden Design

Out of everything you can design in your home, your garden will give you the most opportunities in expressing your individuality and personal style. With a proper system in designing your garden, you can have a little piece of nature in your home. On a single sheet of paper, you can visualise how the garden…

Stop Hurting Your Garden: Avoid Fertiliser Burn

Most home gardeners know the importance of a good plant fertilisation program in an effort to grow bigger and healthier plants. They pay attention to the proper use of fertilisers to provide plants the nutrients needed for optimum growth. A common mistake committed by first-time gardeners, however, is centred on using too much of it….

Artificial Lawn Makeover

Our Client was over the moon when we said that the new Artificial Lawn would be completed on her birthday. No doubt there were a few G&T’s on the lawn that day

4 Tips for an Inexpensive, but Beautiful Garden

Want a magazine worthy garden, but without spending so much? Between the costs of the plants, supplies, and other expenses, the budget for your garden can become surprisingly tight. Still, this doesn’t mean you have to compromise the beauty of your landscape; by spending wisely and making the most of what you have, you can…

Small Garden Space, Huge Opportunities

Many homeowners today feel discouraged to transform their small vacant lots into beautiful gardens. They think that the area should be wide and expansive, with more than enough space for roaming around. Modern living standards, however, make this quite improbable. It is difficult now to find properties with large areas fit for gardening, particularly in…

In Bloom: Secrets to a Healthy Garden

In Bloom: Secrets to a Healthy Garden

A beautiful garden is an owner’s pride. As one of the UK’s leading providers of reliable landscape and gardern maintenance services, Oakleigh Manor will keep your small or large garden healthy and looking great. Caring for your garden doesn’t stop at planting the right species of plants, and decorating the soroundings with additional garden features….

Once the Rainbow Appears: Tips on Checking the Garden After Heavy Rain

Once the Rainbow Appears: Tips on Checking the Garden After Heavy Rain

During hot seasons, garden owners make necessary preparations to ensure their plants get enough water. On the other hand, they tend to forget about their plants during days when the downpours are heavy. They might have this impression that plants need water and it’s okay to let them stand under the grey sky. Although no…

Three Ways to Make Your Garden Lovelier

Imagine a morning seeing a garden filled with greeneries and blooming flowers kissed by the morning dew. Wouldn’t it be a great way to jumpstart your day? Creating a beautifully landscaped garden not only makes a huge difference to your home’s overall appeal, but also a nice way to have new reasons to smile every…

New project with a water-logged garden in Shenfield, Essex

New project with a water-logged garden in Shenfield, Essex

This new project in Shenfield is under way, the Oakleigh team have been making a start with the 1st phase of the rear garden works. We have cleared the large overgrown rear garden of all unwanted vegetation, the old lawn and planting areas have been left to their own devices for a couple of years…

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