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Garden Joinery

Garden Joinery

Joinery is a type of carpentry which consists of the cutting and fitting together of wood without nails, screws or other metal fasteners, such as bolts. This type of construction is very specialist, and it takes a large amount of training to be a fully competent joiner. One of the many services that Oakleigh Manor…

Car Barn – The Attractive Alternative

Car Barn - The Attractive Alternative

Everyone has seen the rows upon rows of unattractive, drab garages that tend to be erected on housing estates that leave an eyesore in our otherwise beautiful country. That’s not to say that garages can’t look aesthetically-pleasing; a lot of people spend time and effort to be able to house possessions in this way. But…

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…

Drive Up Your Driveway Design: 3 Ideas for an Amazing Driveway Project

There is no steering around it: driveways play a big role in the appearance of any home. The typical 20 by 40 foot suburban driveway occupies an estimated 800 square feet of the front yard, which is almost half a tennis court. Most homeowners, however, look at their driveways as mere slabs of concrete. With…

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…

Swing when you’re winning!

These beautifully crafted Gosmere Gates are so popular, we have had to employ a new member of staff to work on them! We have been overwhelmed by the demand of new clients and have received so many wonderful comments about this gate from our happy customers.  Thank you to everybody and well done to all our…

Design Ideas for Creating Your Own Walled Garden

Walled gardens have an undeniable charm that has captivated people for centuries. There’s just something enchanting and magical about passing through the gates, and then finding yourself surrounded by the gorgeous flora in every direction. It feels like a romantic little corner of paradise, tucked away from all the troubles of the world. Little surprise…

The Advantages of Posh Automated Gates

We live in an automated world. With just a snap of your fingers or a touch of a button, we get what we need—when we want it. Modern life is convenient that way. One such modern luxury that is afforded to homeowners is automated gates. Convenience Automated gates make entering and leaving your home exceptionally…

Which Driveway Material Is Right for You?

The driveway is the first thing to welcome you home and the last to see you when leaving. This kind of exposure alone should be enough reason to make it as presentable as possible. The attractiveness of your property also depends a lot on the driveway, so why not start doing something about it? We’ve…

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