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Water Features Your Garden Should Have

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March 7th, 2015 by

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 […]

A Potential Answer to the Housing Crisis?

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March 6th, 2015 by

Is it possible than an urban planning method originally created during the Victorian era could solve the housing crisis Britain currently finds itself in 2015? It may split opinion, but an article online from The Guardian, as penned by Patrick Barkham, entertains the very real possibility that is could be. But Barkham also entertains the equally-real […]

Benefits of Landscaping

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March 4th, 2015 by

Landscaping doesn’t just supply a method of modification of an area of land for visual purposes. Granted, that is the primary reason to landscape, but there are added perks to it. The source for this blog post has come from Landscaping Queensland, a governing body for landscape and garden maintenance in the aforementioned state in […]

Upcoming Flyer Campaign

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March 3rd, 2015 by

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 […]

Portfolio: More Information

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March 2nd, 2015 by

As a marketing administrator for a company that conduct their business in a very visual domain, it can be very difficult to paint a picture with just a few words! This is why we have both Pinterest and Instagram accounts! But we understand not everyone has those social media networks. So if this is you, […]

The Environment and Logistics

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February 25th, 2015 by

You could say, they’re like chalk and cheese. Which is true: the environment and logistics do not go hand-in-hand easily. But environmentally-conscious organisations can make them go together. Those who do not are nothing more than greenwashing, and are choosing the easy option of not dedicating more care and attention to the environment. If you are […]

Stuart Barten: The Man, The Maverick

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February 23rd, 2015 by

In the spirit of last week’s post relating to own very own landscape architect Rupert Davis, our marketing team was inspired to compose another in relation to another employee here at Oakleigh Manor. This time, the spotlight will be on one of the company directors, Mr Stuart Barten. Cue applause. From his background of working […]

Oakleigh Manor Newsletter

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February 20th, 2015 by

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 […]

One Day in the Life of…

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February 19th, 2015 by

…a landscape architect! If you expected the name “Ivan Denisovich”, the I do apologise! My writing may not be as good as Solzhenitsyn, but I’ll give it a go! Where the subject of the Russian novelist’s critically-acclaimed novel – which helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature – was the aforementioned Ivan, this blog […]

Swimming Pools: Just a Dip in the Pocket

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February 18th, 2015 by

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 […]