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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…

Bus Shelter Powered by Plants!

I’m sorry the title to this blog post isn’t more snappy, or is a little less to-the-point. But after reading about this piece of ingenuity I’m about to share, you’ll understand nothing else can describe it! An article was published online by the BBC late last night about the latest effort by two academics at Cambridge…

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…

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…

Artificial Lawns: an Update

Artificial Lawns: an Update

Some of you may recall a blog post from only last week concerning artificial grass; it touched on the possibility of artificial pitches being reintroduced into English football. But a more recent article from Sky Sports informs us that this won’t be happening. As a result, it has dawned on this author that there is a…

Oakleigh Manor Newsletter

From Monday 2nd March, Oakleigh Manor will be proud to present an email newsletter! Despite the name still a work in-progress, the marketing team have been hard at work committing material for the small, yet concise, newsletter, which will be sent out on the first Monday of every month. It will contain a number of…

Swimming Pools: Just a Dip in the Pocket

Swimming Pools: Just a Dip in the Pocket

If you had a swimming pool, it used to be an indication of wealth; the fact that you or your family could afford to install such a feature on your premises was proof that you did your dealings at the higher end of the market. But no longer! We’re not talking about the blow-up plastic…

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…

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…

Resin Gravel Surfacing: What You Need to Know

Resin Gravel Surfacing: What You Need to Know

Have you been thinking about getting your driveway surfaced, or maybe even your patio, garden path or courtyard? If so (and you surely have!), we strongly recommend resin gravel surfacing. This method of surfacing is very practical; whether you opt for resin bound gravel or resin bonded gravel, you won’t experience loose chipping that you…

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