Interesting Articles

In Bloom: Secrets to a Healthy Garden

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December 11th, 2013 by

A beautiful garden is an owner’s pride. As one of the UK’s leading providers of reliable landscape and gardern maintenance services, Oakleigh Manor will keep your small or large garden healthy and looking great. Caring for your garden doesn’t stop at planting the right species of plants, and decorating the soroundings with additional garden features. […]

Turning Your Home Garden into a Living Masterpiece

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November 7th, 2013 by

Maintaining your property is important to create a beautiful living environment. This applies to your home’s interior and exterior. When talking about the exterior features of your home, the walls, lawn, and garden need much of the maintenance. Let’s focus on your garden. It certainly adds beauty to your property and provides a soothing and […]

Oakleigh Manor’s new Show Garden at Brogdale, Faversham, Kent

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October 28th, 2013 by

We are pleased to announce we will be opening a new show garden at The Brogdale Trust, Faversham, Kent, the home of one of the countries leading fruit collections. The new show garden will be developed over the Winter 2013/14 months, ready to open for 1st March 2014 and the new spring season. Take a […]

Tips on Planning and Planting a Cold-Season Vegetable Garden

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October 22nd, 2013 by

Fruit and vegetable gardens are in full production during summer. Filled with ripe tomatoes, strawberries,  and other fruits and vegetables, these gardens can take over both the yard and the kitchen. It’s no wonder that come autumn, most people are looking forward to relaxing indoors with seed catalogues in hand. Rather than continuing to nurture […]

Why plant native trees in the garden

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October 20th, 2013 by

Why native trees? ‘Native’ means that these trees are ‘at home’ in Britain: they’ve grown here for thousands of years! So if you live in the UK, plant these trees because they help native insects and other animals to survive. 10 trees you should plant in your garden Alder, Alnus glutinosa A quick-growing, nitrogen-fixing, insect-harbouring, bird-loving […]

SUDs (Sustainable urban drainage systems) at Oakleigh Manor

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October 20th, 2013 by

Drainage design and sustainable drainage systems from Oakleigh Manor The Environment Agency and planners heavily promote the concepts of source control and sustainable drainage. In 2007, the goverment brought into planning law, any new driveway surface or front garden paved surface has to be paved with a Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) surface. Oakleigh Manor’s range […]

Vertical Gardening: Prime Considerations for Better Living Walls

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October 3rd, 2013 by

Vertical gardening is a classic garden fashion that remains among the hottest trends today. Green walls bring a sense of depth and height to small spaces. These can also serve as privacy screens to cover unwanted views around the garden. A living wall adds character to your outdoor area and provides the perfect ambience for […]

The House of Rock: Ideas for Sprawling Rock Gardens

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August 28th, 2013 by

Gardeners always find unique and fun challenges when exploring rock garden ideas. Rock gardening is an interesting subgroup in the art of landscaping. Recreating the Pennine or Alpine landscapes in miniature scale, complete with small perennials and delicate but sturdy bulbs and shrubs, offers plenty of challenges and rewards to gardeners. Here are some ideas […]

Bright Ideas for Garden Lighting Design

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July 30th, 2013 by

Proper lighting can add colour and elegance to your garden, aside from making it easy for you to walk around after night falls. Lights can also add drama to the scenery, depending on how you position them. However, before you begin lighting up your garden here are some of the things that you should take […]

The Importance of Proper Garden Irrigation

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July 29th, 2013 by

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 […]

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