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Benefits of Landscaping

Benefits of Landscaping

Landscaping doesn’t just supply a method of modification of an area of land for visual purposes. Granted, that is the primary reason to landscape, but there are added perks to it. The source for this blog post has come from Landscaping Queensland, a governing body for landscape and garden maintenance in the aforementioned state in…

Chelsea’s New Manager

No, not the football team! Of course we are talking about the Chelsea Flower Show! This year truly is flying by; already we are in March, and that means we are only a couple of months away before the RHS’s flagship show comes to the prestigious area of West London. But who’s the new Show…

Upcoming Flyer Campaign

With the view of bringing our bespoke services to more people to help them benefit from our specialist knowledge, we will be running a flyer campaign in certain parts of Kent and Essex from the week commencing Monday, March 16th. Keep an eye out for this image above; it features on the front page of…

Landscaping: a Crime Deterrent?

The more and more I read the article this blog post will be based around, the more I believe it makes absolute sense! Allow me to explain… Yesterday evening, an article came online from American broadcaster NBC outlining how the landscaping choices you can actually be tools for crime prevention. At a first glance, it may seem…

Portfolio: More Information

As a marketing administrator for a company that conduct their business in a very visual domain, it can be very difficult to paint a picture with just a few words! This is why we have both Pinterest and Instagram accounts! But we understand not everyone has those social media networks. So if this is you,…

Automated Gates at Oakleigh Manor

Automated Gates at Oakleigh Manor

Oakleigh Manor are so much more than just landscaping. That is only one arm of our company, as our expertise ranges from resin gravel surfacing to irrigation, from oak framed car barns, to oak framed garden rooms. You can see all of our services on our website: http://oakleighmanor.com. Another service, however, that we have had…

The Da Vinci Road

Unlike Dan Brown’s novel, which is full of mystery, there is no mystery surrounding why there is the perception of UK’s highways being branded as “ugly necessities”, according to Roads Minister John Hayes. The reason behind this, he claims, is that designers have been ‘driven to conformity’ through the lack of funds available to them…

The Environment and Logistics

You could say, they’re like chalk and cheese. Which is true: the environment and logistics do not go hand-in-hand easily. But environmentally-conscious organisations can make them go together. Those who do not are nothing more than greenwashing, and are choosing the easy option of not dedicating more care and attention to the environment. If you are…

Stuart Barten: The Man, The Maverick

Stuart Barten: The Man, The Maverick

In the spirit of last week’s post relating to own very own landscape architect Rupert Davis, our marketing team was inspired to compose another in relation to another employee here at Oakleigh Manor. This time, the spotlight will be on one of the company directors, Mr Stuart Barten. Cue applause. From his background of working…

Encouraging Wildlife

As gardeners, you are on the frontline of preserving nature. Due to the, some might say, unethical actions of certain people, governments, and companies, habitats of certain wildlife are being neglected, and have even been destroyed. One only has to look at the destruction of the Amazon Rainforest for evidence of this. Here at Oakleigh…

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