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Category archive: Irrigation Systems

Importance of Irrigation

Importance of Irrigation

When people hear the word ‘irrigation’, they instantly think of sprinkler systems. There’s a number of other types of irrigation, sure. But it’s not as if it is a recent development. The artificial application of water to land or soil has been a pivotal part of agriculture for over 5,000 years! In 2008, the area…

Rainwater Harvesting: The Best Worst-Kept Secret

Especially in the South, we are prone to a very warm summer. As such hosepipe bans are commonplace; anyone else remember the lengthy one back in 2012? Me too. Countrywide though, rainfall is frequent – where do you think the idiom of “British weather” comes from? Yet, with all this rainfall, this author asks why…

The Importance of Proper Garden Irrigation

The Importance of Proper Garden Irrigation

Irrigation is necessary to maintain the value and beauty of your garden. While there are many ways to water your plants and flowers, doing this by hand is exhausting and time-consuming. The key is to have an innovative irrigation system to make your gardening convenient. Our irrigation systems do more than just water plants. They…

Landscaping project update – Shenfield, Essex

Landscaping project update - Shenfield, Essex

The Shenfield project is well under way and making good progress in its 2nd week. The team have installed a new french drainage system within the boggy lawn area with 5 lateral pipe runs of wrapped french drain pipe totalling 300 linear metres. All trenches have been filled with gravel and the soggy topsoil is…

New project – 3 acre lake scheme – soft-landscape phase

New project - 3 acre lake scheme - soft-landscape phase

This project commenced this week, the initial stages shown in the photo are completing the island planting scheme before the lake lining is installed and the filling process starts, which will prevent access to the island. The team are installing a 1.5m deep root barrier around the rim of the island to contain all roots…

New Garden Design & Build Landscaping project update

New Garden Design & Build Landscaping project update

The project is certainly coming along with some hard work and dry weather! The concrete base formation for the Ivory sandstone terrace is in place, The topsoil for the main lawn and conditioned soil for the borders has been moved in. The four Topiary Photinia half standard’s have been planted along the lawn edge and the new Steel frame…

Irrigation system or Rainwater Harvesting system WINTERISATION SERVICE 2012

Irrigation system or Rainwater Harvesting system WINTERISATION SERVICE 2012

Summer 2012 is coming to an end, its time to book you Winterisation Service on your Irrigation System or Rainwater Harvesting system. We service the systems during the period of mid October to mid November To Book, please contact Chantal Rozard on 01227 750875 or email chantal@oakleighmanor.co.uk. Hurry, we have limited space during this period!

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