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Project Update 2: OMHS at the Thames Barrier

Project Update 2: OMHS at the Thames Barrier

You know, I do love my job, but sometimes you just want to have some time out of the office and on site. Today, I was treated to that, as I made my way from Oakleigh Manor’s site in Kent to the Thames Barrier Complex in South East London! I was visiting to see how…

OMHS – Recent Developments

OMHS - Recent Developments

The last couple of months here at Oakleigh Manor have been astonishing; enquiries have been been coming through the office thick and fast and everyone is rushed off of their feet. But we wouldn’t have any other way; we find that busyness only improves our company values as well as our ethos. These ultimately help…

Importance of Urban Trees

Importance of Urban Trees

The regular readers of our blog will know that we like to keep in touch with environmental aspects of our industry. We ourselves have a strict environmental policy, that has been discussed in a previous blog and that is very prominent on our website. However, when it comes to any developments we believe are important…

Become Water-Efficient Horticulturalists

Become Water-Efficient Horticulturalists

After composing a recent blog post in our Garden Pests Series relating to the over watering of plants, it got me thinking about the volumes upon volumes of water just one gardener uses for their past-time. After doing some research into it, heavy water use can really put a dent in one’s pocket. Of course,…

Environmental Disaster to Wildlife Haven?

Environmental Disaster to Wildlife Haven?

Landfills as a method of waste management, despite being the oldest method of disposal, has courted controversy for many years. In an ideal world from an environmental perspective, landfill sites would be abolished and other means of waste management would be employed heavily, such as recycling. Steps have been taken in UK and the EU…

My Day on Site

My Day on Site

You know, I do love working in a marketing capacity, but sometimes it is nice to get out of the office environment; staring at a screen all day isn’t always fun and games! So luckily for me, our head Landscape Architect here at Oakleigh Manor Rupert Davis needed a hand in surveying a project we…

Tips for the Bank Holiday Weekend

Tips for the Bank Holiday Weekend

I’m sure, like all of us here at Oakleigh Manor, you are looking forward to a well-deserved relax across the four-day Bank Holiday weekend. We’ve worked hard for our clients since 1996, and 2015 is no different! So despite having to work doubly hard this week to account for Good Friday, we feel we deserve…

Ten Spring Landscaping Tips

Ten Spring Landscaping Tips

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I do not have a clue when each season officially starts and ends. I just go by the temperature, and if it’s too cold I’ll grab a jumper! It might just be a gap in my own personal knowledge, and I’m sure you know more about it…

Garden Law and Order

Garden Law and Order

I’m sure we are familiar with arguments with certain neighbours surrounding issues like overhanging branches, hedgerows and the ilk. A lot of you may have a good relationship with your next door neighbours; some of you might even call them close friends! But that is not to say you, at any point in your life,…

Landscaping to Save on Household Bills

Landscaping to Save on Household Bills

That’s right; you did read the title of this blog post correctly! It may sounds strange, extraordinary, or even downright ridiculous to a few of you, but it is true. If you make a few wise decisions when landscaping your garden, you can save money on your household expenses, such as heating and electricity. It actually…

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