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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…

Garden Design & Build Project in Whitstable, Kent

Garden Design & Build Project in Whitstable, Kent

Our Whitstable project complete, we managed to get some photos in the poor weather conditions. The planting scheme has really softened the space and added so much interest, balancing off the hard-landscape and structures. The spring colours are looking really good for such a young scheme. We fitted the irrigation system today so the garden will…

Landscaping Tip: Make a Good Impression with your Front Yard Garden

Landscaping Tip: Make a Good Impression with your Front Yard Garden

Nothing is as welcoming as a home with a beautiful garden out front. Most front yards have straight paths for a practical reason; it is often the shortest route to the door. This doesn’t mean, however, that you have to leave it that way. Make yours more inviting by adding elements like a curved walkway,…

Garden Design & Build Project in North London

Garden Design & Build Project in North London

                                                                                          This garden design and build project has been started in…

New Lawn at Shenfield, Essex

New Lawn at Shenfield, Essex

The turf is being laid this week on this project after several weeks of drainage works, soil conditioning and final preparation of all the groundwork aspects of this project. Underneath the new lawn is a state of the art french drainage system which is a series of 5 linear drains and the entire lawn surface…

Garden Design project – Whitstable, Kent

Garden Design project - Whitstable, Kent

                                      This new garden design has been created by the team for a young family in Whitstable Kent. The project department will be starting work here soon, look out for the project photos on the blog. To…

Useful tips on Protecting your Plants from the cold weather

It’s Spring, and no doubt you have worked hard putting in all those precious garden plants only to learn that the never ending cold spell is still upon us. The question is what do you do? Tips For Protecting Plants From Frost First of all, do not panic. Below i have put together a few…

Recreational re-cycled benches at Environment Agency site

Recreational re-cycled benches at Environment Agency site

                                    Five bench plinths and benches formed in recycled materials were installed recently at an Environment Agency site in London, to provide recreational seating with a public space. This area was landscaped by Oakleigh Manor in 2003, and…

Why should I have my garden designed – part 1

Why should I have my garden designed - part 1

                Part 1 – The finances Lets not bet around the bush! There are no short – term financial gains, you have to pay professional people to do a professional job, then it pays! Why & How If your garden is designed and built professionally will it will…

What to plant in difficult soils and places within your garden

What to plant in difficult soils and places within your garden

  Just a few tips to help you choose plants within those tricky situations within your garden. Heavy Clay Soil in Deep Shade Clay soil is easily compressed when wet and water can be slow to drain away.  This can make it cold and wet in winter and if this is compounded by being in…

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