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Make a Splash: Water Feature Ideas for Your Garden

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May 20th, 2014 by

From small ponds and container gardens to shell-shaped fountains, water features are a great way to add visual interest to your garden. Having such attracts wildlife, gives depth to your outdoor space, and provides soothing and relaxing sound effects that mask unwanted noise. Water features come in different types and sizes, and are easily customisable. […]

Ways Technology Can Help With Your Gardening

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May 20th, 2014 by

The article Robomowers: Rise of the Machines, published on The Telegraph, pictures the future of gardening by showing what a robot mower can do. The robot mower can be left on its own to take charge of trimming the grass. One of its smartest functions is to determine the solid items that get in the […]

Small Garden Space, Huge Opportunities

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April 29th, 2014 by

Many homeowners today feel discouraged to transform their small vacant lots into beautiful gardens. They think that the area should be wide and expansive, with more than enough space for roaming around. Modern living standards, however, make this quite improbable. It is difficult now to find properties with large areas fit for gardening, particularly in […]

Palette in Your Patch: Beautifying Your Garden through Colour Planning

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April 28th, 2014 by

Other than texture and form, colour is one of the most important aspects of a garden. This factor is probably on top of the list of every gardener or landscape artist. Tackling colours seemingly appear simple, but it requires a great deal of planning and not to mention, an artistic acuity. Once you’ve planned the […]

Little Paradise: A Garden Fit for Children

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March 28th, 2014 by

Every single part of the home, both inside and out, has to be fit and safe for your children. As the outdoors present many learning opportunities to your kids, it makes perfect sense to let the young ones experience nature first-hand. Turning your garden into a little piece of paradise can be a bit overwhelming, […]

Bringing Life to Landscapes with Fun Features

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March 27th, 2014 by

Daring to be a bit extraordinary can be highly rewarding, and with these fun features, you can bring life to your otherwise ordinary landscape: Moon Gate If you want to cultivate a mystical mood in your garden, a moon gate is what you need. No matter what landscape you have, the curved shape of the […]

Oakleigh Manor’s Anti-Flood Solutions for your Garden

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March 2nd, 2014 by

Our Lawn Drainage Services & Solutions Lawn Aeration Your lawn may simply suffer from a poorly aerated topsoil layer which makes your lawn to remain wet or damp for long periods, especially during the wetter seasons. Lawn Tyne Aeration Within this process we will spike or drill your lawn with small 10cm diameter holes, approximately […]

Building a Garden with a “Black Thumb”

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February 14th, 2014 by

You may not think you’ll ever be a gardener because you once tried growing tomatoes and ended up with disastrous results. You may also point out that you do not have enough room or free time to build a garden. Whatever your reason for not being a gardener, here at Oakleigh Manor, we have counterarguments […]

Growing Up with the Green and Growing

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February 13th, 2014 by

Today’s lifestyle has put more emphasis on what we do indoors. Outdoor spaces have become simple attractions. According to a collection of reports from the BBC, this lifestyle change has made a significant impact on younger generations, with children having fewer interactions with nature. Fortunately, you could start bringing the green at home with a […]

Illuminated Paradise: Improving Your Garden’s Appeal with Outdoor Lighting

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January 13th, 2014 by

The power of a good garden lighting system cannot be understated. It creates a whole new world that’s out of the ordinary. It can make a garden look exquisitely stunning and superb. For homeowners who take pride in their gardens, lighting can make a huge difference. Here at Oakleigh Manor, we’ve seen how garden lighting […]

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